Corinne, Sean are Next Action Stars.

Corinne, Sean are Next Action Stars.
NBC’s Next Action Star ended its run last night after skipping an episode, and Corinne Van Ryck de Groot and Sean Carrigan were named the new action stars. They’ll star in the made-for-TV movie “Bet Your Life” next Wednesday on NBC, and each get $25,000. The Ottawa Sun talks to Corinne, who was a former Ottawa cop, and who says she’d “never” do a show like this again; she’s moving to LA to take acting classes, and “said agents have been calling and she’s already lined up one business deal to market exercise videos and clothing.” By the way, NBC has helpfully posted a recap for episode nine, which never aired.

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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