celebrities, including Jeff Probst, inhabit the American Idol audience.

celebrities, including Jeff Probst, inhabit the American Idol audience.
A report from the set of American Idol 2‘s live show reveals that a number of C-list celebrities, such as Loveline’s Dr. Drew Pinsky, Sister, Sister’s Tia Mowry, and Survivor Amazon‘s Jeff Probst, were in the audience recently. Zap2it.com’s story also includes details about the signage (signs with commercial messages or logos are trashed), cell phones (they’re confiscated), and commercial breaks (producer Nigel Lythgoe has children in the audience ask the judges questions).
+ also: Kimberly Caldwell finally ends up in last place; special episode of AI2 will air Monday night.

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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