groups want Green Card series off the air.

groups want Green Card series off the air.
The popular Spanish-language show in Los Angeles that features contestants competing in stunts for a chance to be represented during the Green Card process has come under fire. “Immigrant rights groups say the show gives a false impression of how the immigration process works and ridicules those seeking legal status in the United States,” the Los Angeles Times reports. “They said it also makes contestants who are illegal immigrants potential targets for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.” The station that airs the show and producers say Gana La Verde will continue. The show’s creator and general manager of KRCA-TV says, “At the end of the day, we have had no viewer complaints and no complaints from anyone who has participated in the show.”

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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