I’m a Celebrity cast includes Melissa Rivers and Tyson Beckford; will air live.

I’m a Celebrity cast includes Melissa Rivers and Tyson Beckford; will air live.
ABC won the legal challenge by Survivor producers and can now air I’m a Celebrity–Get Me Out of Here, so today the network announced the show’s cast: Tyson Beckford, Julie Brown, Bruce Jenner, Robin Leach, Melissa Rivers, Alana Stewart, and Stuttering John. They’ll live in the Australian rainforest for 15 days while the show airs live this February; ABC says the live broadcast over “15 consecutive nights” is “unprecedented.” Viewers will be able to vote via phone to force celebrities to participate in challenges and, “[i]n the final week, viewers vote to keep their favorite contestant in the camp.”

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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