Idol 3 wildcard episode airs tonight.

Idol 3 wildcard episode airs tonight.
Among last season’s wild card competitors was Clay Aiken, and so tonight another group of previously slighted contestants will compete for the chance to make it to the finals. The American Idol 3 wild card group includes Elizabeth LeTendre, Eric Yoder, George Huff, Jennifer Hudson, Jon Peter Lewis, Katie Webber, Leah LaBelle, Lisa Leuschner, Marque Lynche, Matthew Metzger, Suzy Vulaca, and Tiara Purifoy.
+ also: William Hung signs the record deal he was offered in Feb.; his record “The True Idol” will be released April 6.

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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