Big Brother 3 cast revealed.

Big Brother 3 cast revealed.
CBS plans to officially reveal the cast members of Big Brother 3 later today. However, the group has already been appearing in commercials for the show (watch the full commercials at Elite TV using the links in the left-hand column). And Entertainment Weekly online has their names, ages, and occupations. Of the 12, six are in their 20s, five are in their 30s, and one person is 51; there are six women and six men. Producer Arnold Shapiro says, “I don’t want to insult last year’s [cast], but this group is gonna make bathing-suit time worth watching,” adding that “we have some hot single moms” and a gay man who is “not hairy like Bunky.”
+ also: Kent talks about what happens behind the scenes the first few days.

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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