Survivor All-Stars debuts tonight immediately after the Super Bowl.

Survivor All-Stars debuts tonight immediately after the Super Bowl.
After seven seasons and 112 cast members, the best–or the bitchiest–of the group reunite Sunday for Survivor All-Stars. Eighteen former cast members show up to battle each other as part of three tribes, starting immediately after the 38th Super Bowl ends (probably around 10 or 10:15 p.m. ET). What we know so far sounds familiar: Richard gets naked immediately, and says that the other players are “not that bright.” And there’s apparently tension between some of the cast members, including Sue and Tina (“I cannot fucking stand Tina,” says Sue). Jeff Probst says “It’s the biggest soap opera we’ve ever had” and hints of “the makings of the first-ever romance,” according to USA TODAY. For his part, Mark Burnett said that the all-stars weren’t treated like royalty: “We kicked their ass.”

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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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