if someone takes $10K and leaves Wed., a new person will enter the house.

if someone takes $10K and leaves Wed., a new person will enter the house.
As was revealed last week on Big Brother, Wednesday night’s live show will feature an offer of $10,000 for one of the house guests to leave. If someone takes the bait, Beth, an alternate, will enter the house. As the New York Times reports (story requires free registration), the producers were distressed that the public has voted out the most interesting house guests, so they’re trying to stir things up with the offer and new house guest. They even tried to get Jordan to return as the replacement, but couldn’t negotiate a deal.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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