Anderson Cooper won’t return for Hawaii-based celeb Mole or The Mole 3.

Anderson Cooper won’t return for Hawaii-based celeb Mole or The Mole 3.
Contradicting earlier reports which said Anderson Cooper was “under contract” to appear in The Mole 3, ABC announced that Anderson will not host upcoming editions of the show. According to Variety, “CNN execs asked Cooper to choose between his gig as a reality host and his job as a reporter-anchor for the news cable channel.” He chose CNN. The show is headed to Hawaii to film the celebrity edition, which will star Stephen Baldwin and Kathy Griffin, among others.

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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