Osbournes renewed; Ozzy was addicted to pain meds during filming.

Osbournes renewed; Ozzy was addicted to pain meds during filming.
The Osbournes has been renewed for a second season according to Entertainment Weekly’s cover story this week. It will be filmed at “the family’s 100-year-old farmhouse, located in a small town in England.” Among the article’s other revelations: The family was paid $20,000 per episode; Ozzy is on “antipsychotic medication” which causes “Parkinson’s-like tremors”; Ozzy became addicted to Vicodin, a pain reliever prescribed for his leg injury, during the taping of the show; and Kelly is best friends with Mandy Moore.

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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