public may select all-stars for Survivor 9; Jeff will host finale/reunion Dec. 19.

public may select all-stars for Survivor 9; Jeff will host finale/reunion Dec. 19.
Survivor producer Mark Burnett revealed that he plans to let the general public select two cast members from each season for an all-star version of the show. That all-star show will be the show’s ninth; Survivor Thailand is season five of the show and the currently-being-filmed Survivor Amazon is the sixth. The current season will conclude Dec. 19 with a two-hour finale and reunion hosted by Jeff Probst, Jam! Showbiz reports.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

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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