production delayed in Philadelphia.

production delayed in Philadelphia.
Hissy fits by the producers and “negotiations” by politicians after union protests have left The Real World Philadelphia behind schedule, despite earlier reports that said it was on schedule. “A court document obtained by The [Philadelphia] Inquirer had identified the initial roll-‘em date as April 10,” the paper reports, but now “shooting has been pushed back about three weeks–until late April or early May, according to a source close to the production.” That “will mean tighter shooting schedules,” so the cast had better hit the liquor and each others’ beds right away.
+ also: “In the real world, there are unions.”

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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