Fab Five renegotiating as a group; ratings down without Boy Meets Boy.

Fab Five renegotiating as a group; ratings down without Boy Meets Boy.
The Queer Eye for the Straight Guy cast members “are in negotiations to substantially boost their current $3,000-per-episode salaries” and “they’re negotiating as a team, a la ‘Friends.’ This time, it will cost Bravo/NBC beaucoup bucks,” the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Also, ratings for the show dropped slightly on Tuesday, down 400,000 viewers. The Hollywood Reporter suggests that might be because of the lack of Boy Meets Boy as a lead-in for Queer Eye.
+ plus: Bravo reportedly said gay-themed ads will be accepted after things “blow over.”

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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