Queer Eye will likely be renewed for 40 episodes, will tape outside New York.

Queer Eye will likely be renewed for 40 episodes, will tape outside New York.
Queer Eye for the Straight Guy‘s production company and Bravo/NBC are “close to signing a mammoth renewal deal for a second season” of 40 episodes, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Deals are also underway to renegotiate the Fab Five’s contracts and repackage the show for airing on NBC. The show will begin taping seven new episodes next week to augment the initial 13, which have been exhausted. Those new episodes will start airing in Nov., with the second season possibly beginning next February. Also, the show may soon leave New York City and start making over straight men’s lives in places such as Texas and the Midwest.

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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