The Chicken Man leaves the coop.

The Chicken Man leaves the coop.
George got the boot last night, getting 51 percent of the votes. The rest of the votes went mostly to Jamie: Jamie, 32 percent; Eddie, 14 percent; Curtis, 3 percent. During his interview with trailblazing journalist Julie Chen, George talked about his plan (to get the grass mowed at his house) and the banners. Also, Julie told George that Southern Vermont College has offered a full scholarship to one of George’s daughters.
+ next up: A live show Saturday with more nominations, banishment next Wednesday, and then–hallelujah!–the finale a week from Friday.

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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