The Osbournes sued by producer who says show idea was his.

The Osbournes sued by producer who says show idea was his.
A producer says the idea for The Osbournes was his and has sued Sharon and Ozzy. “Gary Binkow says he met repeatedly with the couple and executives from Miramax TV in 1999-2000 to discuss ‘a real-life docu-sitcom’ about the aging rocker and his family,” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The couple and MTV had no comment.

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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