final Osbournes season debuts tonight.

final Osbournes season debuts tonight.
A year ago, they were a cultural phenomenon. Today, The Osbournes return to MTV for their third and final season at 10 p.m. ET, and the magic has evidently warn off. The New York Post’s Linda Stasi calls says that “after a brilliant first season, it’s all become very, very tired,” and says they seem just as fake as Anna Nicole. The New York Daily News’ David Hinckley says “even some hard-core fans…may quietly find it less imperative to tune in.” Newsday’s Diane Werts agrees, writing, “things sound funnier than they play.”

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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