UK’s Big Brother 3 receives 150,000 applications.

UK’s Big Brother 3 receives 150,000 apps, two times as many as last year.
More than 150,000 people applied to be on the UK’s Big Brother 3–twice the number of applications that were received for the last edition of the show. The show airs this summer, and so far, producers are still quiet about rumored changes, one of which suggests that, like a recent Netherlands version, there will be two separate houses, a nice one and a crappy one.

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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