as US version looks for new cast members, just six people apply for Norwegian Temptation Island.

as US version looks for new cast members, just six people apply for Norwegian Temptation Island.
Exactly six applications were received for the Norwegian version of Temptation Island. FOX is probably hoping to get a few more applications during their second round of casting for Temptation Island 2 (they posted a casting notice back in March, too). You can either apply or attend an open casting call, which will be held today in Chicago, Thursday in Philadelphia, and Saturday in Cleveland.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


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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