Tom’s town swarmed with fans; Ethan has visited Tom recently.

Tom’s town swarmed with fans; Ethan has visited Tom recently.
Survivor Africa-watching fans of Tom Buchanan are flocking to his home town of Rich Valley, Virginia. One of the people to visit Tom, who has renamed some of his cattle after his fellow survivors, was Ethan. Tom’s also visiting classrooms as part of his “Read to Survive” program; once kids in a class read enough books, he pays their class a visit.

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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