Tough Enough 3 debuts tonight.

Tough Enough 3 debuts tonight.
MTV heads back to the wrestling mat for the third time as Tough Enough 3 debuts tonight at 10 p.m. ET. Tonight’s episode is billed as the casting special, introducing us to the 21 semi-finalists, a group that will be cut to 13. The show, filmed north of Malibu (rather than in Malibu, where actor Kelsey Grammer and his neighbors fought to keep the production away), will for the first time involve the audience in the decision about who stays and who goes.

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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