• reality TV over the long weekend.

  • new Osbournes season debuts tonight.

  • the reality of Trading Spaces.

  • UK Popstars boy band manager says he’ll kill himself if group doesn’t hit #1.

  • Handy Andy told Hildi her room sucked; Gen couldn’t understand him.

  • top 50 directors selected.

  • American Idol 2’s new co-host was an American Idol semi-finalist.

  • 26 million watched the Bachelor 2’s finale, beating American Idol’s finale.

  • will The Osbournes be depressing?

  • TLC will air Changing Rooms on Thanksgiving, crossover ep next Sat.

  • UK’s celeb Big Brother prepares for first eviction; one already wants out.

  • Aaron proposed to Helene.

  • critic: “Real World doesn’t have time to explore … psychological complexities.”

  • Bachelor 2 concludes tonight.

  • ABC to search for hotties.

  • Neleh, Tammy doing well as reporters.

  • CBS picks up Amazing Race 4.

  • WB following Vans Triple Crown competitors as they surf, live together.

  • Liza and David discuss cancellation, blaming “rude and unreasonable” VH1.

  • Brian’s wife is a porn star, too.

  • race around Antarctica called “world’s biggest reality television program.”

  • NBC plans Race to the Altar.

  • spoiler: “ABC swears…winner is a secret,” denies Aaron has returned home.

  • some cameras removed from the house for UK’s celeb Big Brother.

  • tribes finally merge, kick off Ken.