ABC wants firefighter as next Bachelor.

ABC wants firefighter as next Bachelor.
Unable to find someone worthy of succeeding Jesse Palmer for the next installment of The Bachelor, which concludes on Wednesday, ABC is looking for “a great single firefighter or first responder,” according to an ad posted at the online community It says that producers “are at the end of casting, but still think there must be a great guy out there.” Those age 27 to 40 are invited to apply; those who know a prospective candidate can nominate him.

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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