The Surreal Life producers create WB sit-com that will star Hammer.

The Surreal Life producers create WB sit-com that will star Hammer.
The producers of The Surreal Life have created “a half-hour sitcom based on [MC Hammer's] present family life” that will also star Hammer. Show producer Jay Renfroe says Hammer “became a father figure in the (‘Surreal Life’) house with everybody … [he] has to have his own show.” The show will air on The WB; no date has been set.
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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.

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