Pontiac’s new Aztek ad campaign will play like a reality TV show.

Pontiac’s new Aztek ad campaign will play like a reality TV show.
Pontiac’s new ads for the Aztek–remember it from Survivor 2?–follow groups of people who get to drive the car/truck/thing for a week–and have cameras follow them. The results will be edited and air in “several fast-paced commercials” that are reminiscent of a reality TV show. At least Pontiac isn’t structuring its ad campaign around Colby and his mom.

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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