Trading Spaces Home Free ends Sun.

Trading Spaces Home Free ends Sun.
The eight-week Trading Spaces Home Free concludes tonight with a two-hour live finale starting at 8 p.m. ET Sunday. Out of eight couples, viewers selected Angel and Vilma, and Jon and Stacy, as the final two couples; both live in Central Florida. For the final challenge, which reairs tongiht at 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., each team had $20,000 to redesign the others’ kitchen. The winners of the series get $350,000 or their mortgage paid off. The Orlando Sentinel reports that there will be “a mystery twist,” which sources tell reality blurred may involve a Trading Spaces job offer for one of the homeowners.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

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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