• booted tribe members return, win, so two will rejoin the game; Osten quits.

  • Australia dumps “classically neurotic New Yorker” Rocco’s The Restaurant.

  • ad for new Fab Five was “a prank”; cast will get $8K an episode for season two.

  • ad for new Fab Five prompts speculation that originals will be replaced.

  • Donell pleads guilty to assaulting 17-year-old girlfriend, gets probation.

  • CNN shows up for Surreal Life 2.

  • Joe Schmo finale beats UPN, WB.

  • Jessica’s sister Ashley getting her own show, is “very fascinated” by Newlyweds.

  • Joe Millionaire 2 lost 600,000 viewers, down 65% from last season.

  • Matt wins $100,000, prizes.

  • Joe Schmo Show concludes tonight.

  • MTV’s Rich Girls debuts tonight.

  • Nashville Star’s Buddy Jewel mobbed in daughter’s school cafeteria.

  • James and Wes, an actor, broke up.

  • Bob: intimacy is “the only way to make sure you’re making that right decision.”

  • Doug helps students; Ty is 38.

  • Trista, Ryan will wed in Palm Springs.

  • ABC’s reality TV awards cancelled because other nets wouldn’t participate.

  • UK I’m a Celebrity blamed for “acts of deliberate cruelty towards animals.”

  • Clay Aiken’s record is number one.

  • Nashville Star 2 will replace most judges, debut in early March 2004.

  • Surreal Life 2 may be extended past six episodes; many celebs wanted in.

  • Average Joe is “the anti-Bachelor.”

  • FOX “disappointed” with Next Joe M.

  • Chicken of the Sea wants Jessica Simpson to be its spokesperson.