FOX plans plastic surgery show.

FOX plans plastic surgery show.
And they just keep coming: Next up from FOX is The Swan, in which 18 women “will get plastic surgery as part of their transformations, but the finalists won’t be able to see their new and improved faces until after they’ve participated in the finale, a two-hour beauty pageant.” They’ll also “be put through rigorous emotional and physical reconditioning sessions as part of a three-month effort to transform ‘ugly ducklings’ into ‘swans,'” according to The Hollywood Reporter. The nine-episode show debuts March 29 at 9 p.m.

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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