VH1 casting for Stage Moms, a show featuring child actors and their parents.

VH1 casting for Stage Moms, a show featuring child actors and their parents.
Six sets of child actors and their families will be the stars of a new show VH1 is planning called Stage Moms. Presently the network is casting LA and New York families for a two week pilot shoot; if successful, they’ll cast families everywhere for the series, which is expected to be shot over seven months. The show is “[s]aid to resemble the Bravo reality series The It Factor,” backstage.com reports, and “is about what stage mothers go through in their lives, professionally–as well as how this professional life influences their personal lives.”

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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