first new episode of The Mole 2 wins its hour in key demographic.

first new episode of The Mole 2 wins its hour in key demographic.
The second hour of The Mole 2 on Tuesday was also the first brand-new episode; the first three aired last fall. The new episode won its time slot among adults 18 to 49, beating repeats of Frasier and Scrubs, among other shows. Additionally, the production company that produced the series reports that the show was “the highest-rated program of the night in Teens and second-highest-rated program of the night in Adults 18-34.”

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

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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