marijuana found on Ruben’s tour bus.

marijuana found on Ruben’s tour bus.
Marijuana was allegedly found on Ruben Studdard’s tour bus yesterday; Ruben “was not on the bus, but three people who were face charges,” NBC 4 Columbus reports. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says “[t]he bus was stopped because it did not move over or slow down for a trooper who was on the berm.” Ruben performs tonight at the Ohio Theatre. The American Idol 2 winner recently played in Chicago, where the Tribune said that “he fell far short of filling all the seats in the Auditorium Theatre Friday night.” However, the reviewer writes that “his show had something all the other ‘American Idol’ tours lacked. It had a hint of spontaneity, a genuine sense of fun, and a dedication to music over showmanship. In other words, it had soul.”

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.

Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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