tribes finally merge, kick off Ken.

tribes finally merge, kick off Ken.
With eight people left on Survivor Thailand, the tribes finally merged. The new Chuay Jai tribe was shown clips from videos sent by family members, and after Brian won the reward challenge, they watched his wife’s video as she showed the world how rich he is (maybe from the porn film residuals). After Clay won immunity (and “the ugliest immunity necklace ever”), Sook Jai’s remaining three members tried to recruit him to their side, but he didn’t jump. The vote was again along tribal lines, and Ken was voted off the island.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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