Osbournes debuts with 6.6 million, 84 percent more than season one.

Osbournes debuts with 6.6 million, 84 percent more than season one.
Nearly 7 million people watched the debut of The Osbournes‘ second season last Tuesday, easily beating the first season’s debut. In fact, the first ep of the second season improved on the first season’s debut by 84 percent. In other Osbournes news from the past few days, Kelly and Jack told Good Morning America that two major scenes from the first season were set up by producers; the scenes in question involved the pet psychiatrist and the family meeting. Also, all of the members of the family have said “they will shave off their hair if Sharon loses hers.” Finally, Ozzy and Sharon will renew their vows this New Year’s Eve.

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.

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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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