Reality TV Show Update News - September 2006
Done in by a "numbers game" in which all the members of two of the game's formerly racially divided tribes still voted along old tribal lines despite a surprise merge that redistributed the eighteen remaining castaways in two new mixed race tribes, Cecilia Mansilla a 29-year-old technology risk consultant who currently resides in Oakland, CA, was voted off the island in Survivor Cook Islands' third episode.
Despite a poor performance on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," U.S. talk show host Jerry Springer survived this week's cut while actor Harry Hamlin did not.
Deemed to have been "lost" in her photographs, Megan Morris, a 23-year-old bartender from San Francisco, CA, became the second girl eliminated from the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's broadcast of The CW reality show.
Grady Brewer has won The Contender's second season tournament, upsetting Steve Forbes in a ten round, split decision finale bout broadcast live on ESPN from the Los Angeles Staples Center on Tuesday night.
The victims of false directions that sent them driving off in the wrong direction at a crucial time, Kellie Patterson and Jamie Hill were the last team to reach The Amazing Race 10's second Pit Stop, causing the cheerleaders to become the third team to be eliminated from the latest edition of the CBS reality show.
The latest example that being considered lazy during Survivor's early days can prove fatal -- especially if you also follow it up with a last-minute proclamation that also makes you look delusional -- Billy Garcia, a 36-year-old heavy metal guitarist who currently resides in New York, NY, became the second Survivor: Cook Islands castaway to be eliminated from the game.
Deemed to have the least potential of the new season's thirteen finalists, Christian Evans, 19-year-old bank teller from Columbia, SC, became the first girl eliminated from the seventh edition of America's Next Top Model during last night's inaugural The CW broadcast of former UPN reality show.
In a season promising unexpected surprises, last night's broadcast of The Amazing Race 10's first episode hit the racers with a big one, eliminating two teams by the end of the first leg. What appeared as a routine check-in at a route marker turned out to be the end of the Race for best friends Bilal Abdul-Mani and Sa'eed Rudolph, while married couple Vipul and Arti Patel were eliminated in the more traditional method when they were the last team to scale the Great Wall of China and reach the Race's first Pit Stop.
The latest example that being outspoken and trying to assume a leadership role during Survivor's early days can prove fatal -- especially if you also end up demonstrating yourself to be an apparent weak leader -- Sekou Bunch, a 45-year-old jazz musician/recording artist who currently resides in Los Angeles, CA, became the first Survivor: Cook Islands castaway to be eliminated from the game, voted off in a 3-2 Tribal Council vote that split along gender lines.
Rock Star: Supernova crowned its winner last night, with Tommy Lee, Jason Newsted, and Gilby Clarke selecting Lukas Rossi to serve as the lead singer for their suddenly untitled newly formed rock band.
Mike "Boogie" Malin was crowned Big Brother 7: All Stars' winner during last night's live finale of the CBS summer reality series, defeating "showmance" girlfriend Erika Landin in a lopsided 6-1 jury vote.
HGTV Design Star crowned its winner last night, with David Bromstad defeating Alice Fakier to win the first edition of the reality design competition show.
Big Brother 7: All-Stars determined its final two houseguests last night, with Janelle Pierzina becoming the twelfth houseguest to be evicted from the show's All-Stars house.
Big Brother 7: All-Stars determined its final three houseguests last night, with Will Kirby becoming the eleventh houseguest to be evicted from the show's All-Stars house.
Big Brother 7: All-Stars determined its final four houseguests last night, with Danielle Reyes and George "Chicken" Boswell going home during the longrunning CBS reality show's first ever live double eviction episode.