Will Kirby will host Love Shack.

Will Kirby will host Love Shack.
NBC has cast Big Brother 2 winner Will Kirby as host of its new show Love Shack. In its announcement, NBC brags that this is Will’s “first professional television job” and points out his nickname of “Dr. Evil.” NBC says the show “centers around one single man and one single woman who move into a Southern California mansion on a quest to find true love while competing against each other to win a one-year lease on a California beach house.” The six-episode show will debut Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. ET.

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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