Amazing Race 3 teams revealed.

Amazing Race 3 teams revealed.
CBS has revealed the 12 teams that will participate in The Amazing Race 3, which debuts Oct. 2. The cast includes Aaron and Arianne, best friends, one gay and one straight, who plan to have a child together someday; Gina and Sylvia, stay-at-home moms; Heather and Eve, who have been friends for three years; Derek and Drew, identical twin brothers who model and act; Ken and Gerard, an “odd couple brother team,” who are different from each other in many ways (“married vs. single, conservative vs. liberal, straight vs. gay”); Andre and Damon, a police officer and a firefighter; and Dennis and Andrew, “a conservative Southern Baptist” father and his “liberal, openly gay, college cheerleader” son.

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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