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.

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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