• viewer votes will eliminate comics.

  • Paris Hilton threw things at producers trying to convince her to do a third season.

  • producer: Joe Schmo 3 won’t happen.

  • Dog the Bounty Hunter debuts tonight.

  • Colin says he didn’t threaten to break Mirna’s legs but instead “tried to avoid her.”

  • NBC’s Last Comic Standing 3, FOX’s The Complex both debut tonight.

  • men will cross dress in He’s A Lady.

  • Next Great Champ wins in court, will air.

  • BBC host: reality TV’s “mind-numbing, witless vulgarity” turns people “into freaks.”

  • Queer Eye making over fraternity, Gene Simmons; Bravo will air UK episodes.

  • NBC reveals the 18-member cast of The Apprentice 2; all have Friendster profiles.

  • Changing Rooms ending after eight years.

  • sit-coms, reality TV will share equal amounts of time on fall schedules.

  • twin Natalie leaves the house; did Julie Chen screw up the HOH competition?

  • cast of ABC’s The Benefactor revealed.

  • new shows: “biblical” weddings, smokers, Hilfiger, Motley Crew guys, Bobby Brown.

  • Champ, Contender both had tax breaks, permission to ignore disclosure rules.

  • another TAR6 team spotted in Europe.

  • Queer Eye seeks couples, Iraq war vets.

  • Philly cast got XV tattoos and got “attached to” products in the house.

  • Bachelor 6 twists include Bachelor being selected from two choices by bachelorettes.

  • The Amazing Race 6 probably started in Chicago, and then moved on to Iceland.

  • shows focus on SUV-plowing publicist Lizzie Grubman, people who bet their cars.

  • group credited with bringing Real World back to Philly; casting special airs tonight.

  • Apprentice first season DVD is out today.