eighth Survivor will be all-star edition.

eighth Survivor will be all-star edition.
The long-awaited all-star version of Survivor has been confirmed by CBS and Mark Burnett. After announcing details for Survivor Panama, which will include “more challenges in the water [and] an ongoing theme involving piracy and the biggest and most impressive tribal council area yet,” Burnett said the eigth season will be “an all-star Survivor tournament of champions,” according to Zap2it.com. Although the site reports “Burnett did give a final list of returning contestants,” it and other media outlets are only reporting the names of the following former cast members who will participate: Rudy Boesch, Richard Hatch, Susan Hawk, Jerri Manthey, Tina Wesson, and Ethan Zohn. The show will air next spring, The New York Daily News reports.
+ also: Reality News Online suggests all-star cast has yet to be selected.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


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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