Richard Branson will star in FOX series.

Richard Branson will star in FOX series.
Billionaire reality TV series are clearly the next big thing as networks race to copy The Apprentice. Following ABC’s plans to produce a show with Mark Cuban, FOX is creating a series with Virgin’s Richard Branson. Richard’s Big Adventure “will follow Branson and the contestants on a six-week global tour.” Reuters reports that Branson “will impart his wisdom and test the youngsters with various dilemmas. He will eliminate one of the contestants each week, leaving them on an airport tarmac as the remaining players set off on their next mission.” No word about what the winner will receive.

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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