Tina wins Survivor 2.

Tina wins Survivor 2.
After nearly two hours of wildlife shots and other time-fillers, Survivor 2 concluded with Jeff Probst’s unveiling of the jury’s votes live from L.A. Tina Wesson beat Colby Donaldson by only one vote after Colby, who won immunity again, decided to boot Keith and face off against Tina. Inside.com is reporting that the show received a 21.4 rating/31 share last night, a 31 percent drop from the night Richard Hatch won. The site also asks whether or not this group will be as popular as the first. Critics have a lot to say about the show, and TVTattle.com has a good wrap-up of that critical reaction.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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