next Wednesday: an offer of $10K to leave the Big Brother house.

next Wednesday: an offer of $10K to leave the Big Brother house.
On last night’s episode of Big Brother, the announcer teased Wednesday night’s episode with the revelation that on the live show, one of the house guests will be offered $10,000 to leave the house at that very moment. Will someone bite? Or is this just a desperate ploy for ratings or drama that will flop? We’ll see.
+ plus: The banners continue over to fly over the Big Brother house, and CBS/Endemol thinks they’re a “wonderful thing.”

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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