Tough Enough 3 cast announced; audience will vote to help select winner.

Tough Enough 3 cast announced; audience will vote to help select winner.
The WWE and MTV’s Tough Enough 3, which premieres Oct. 17, has announced its 21 semi-finalists who will be introduced in the first episode and then narrowed to 13. MTV’s site has brief profiles of five of them. A press release about the show says that, “for the first time this season … fan voting will help determine who is next awarded contracts with the WWE.”
+ also: an interview with Tough Enough producer and host John “Big” Gaburick.

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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