Leno will be on Queer Eye; last week’s ep was Bravo’s highest rated show ever.

Leno will be on Queer Eye; last week’s ep was Bravo’s highest rated show ever.
Tonight Show host Jay Leno will be made over by the Fab Five on a special episode of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. The special will air Aug. 14 on Leno’s home network NBC, which owns Bravo, the regular home of Queer Eye. It airs Tuesday nights at 9 p.m. ET. AdAge reports that last week’s episode “shot up 62% from the prior week, according to Nielsen Media Research, earning the cable network its highest-ever rating.” Elsewhere, Newsweek profiles the show and its cast, including Carson Kressley, while Entertainment Weekly reveals that the makeovers actually occur over four days–not one as presented on the show.

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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