American Candidate concludes Sunday.

American Candidate concludes Sunday.
Either Park Gillespie or Malia Lazu will be named the American Candidate on Sunday, as the series concludes with its 10th episode at 9 p.m. ET. The winner, selected by viewers who voted after last week’s episode, get $250K and a media appearance where they’ll “address the nation.” First conceived as a 12-year series following one person’s quest for the actual presidency, the program finally came to life on Showtime, where it found controversy and low ratings.
+ also: Lisa Witter says she plans to run for Senate “when the time is right.”

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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