FOX renews The Swan.

FOX renews The Swan.
Critics may still hate the show, but viewers don’t: FOX’s extreme makeover show The Swan is watched by just shy of 10 million viewers ever week, making it one of the network’s most popular shows. The current series concludes May 24, but FOX has just announced that it will return for another season, possibly this fall. The network is currently casting for new candidates who are willing to undergo all sorts of training and therapy, plus a whole lot of plastic surgery, on national TV.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.

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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