Survivor Amazon tribes switch.

Survivor Amazon tribes switch.
After 13 days in the rainforest, the divided-by-sex Survivor Amazon tribes are no more. The two youngest members of each tribe, Dave and Jenna, met for what they thought was a reward without a challenge. After talking about their tribes–Jenna spilled a lot of information about hers–they were surprised to find out that they’d be selecting new tribes. As a result, half the women and half the men switched places. The first victim was Tambaqui’s Jeanne, whose alliance with fellow women Christy and Heidi crumbled in the face of the guys’ offer to align with Heidi.

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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