FOX talking sequel after second Simple Life episode; only five episodes remain.

FOX talking sequel after second Simple Life episode; only five episodes remain.
The second episode of The Simple Life was watched by 13.3 million people, about 200,000 more viewers than watched the premiere, prompting FOX to talk about a sequel. Mike Darnell says, “There is some discussion of that right now” because the show “took off much more quickly than we imagined. The ratings on Wednesday mean there was great word of mouth,” he told the New York Daily News. Horrifyingly, only five more episodes of the show remain.
+ also: despite shunning interviews, Paris may show up on SNL (third-to-last item).

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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