Anna Nicole Smith gets her own Osbournes rip-off on E!

Anna Nicole Smith gets her own Osbournes rip-off on E!
In August E! will air a reality TV show that follows the life of Anna Nicole Smith. Even though E!’s CEO compared Anna to “classic female TV characters” and is making the show sound exactly like a rip-off of The Osbournes, the network claims the six-episode (possibly 13 episode) show has been in development since before MTV aired The Osbournes.

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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