FOX’s Nanny 911 debuts tonight.

FOX’s Nanny 911 debuts tonight.
FOX kicks out another household-invasion reality show tonight with Nanny 911, which debuts at 9 p.m. ET. The series features out-of-control households with shrieking children that will be by a British nanny. Some critics are receiving the show really well: “It’s not just exploitative. It’s repulsive,” says the New York Daily News. But it’s not all bad: Although the series features “what appear to be the worst children and the stupidest parents on the planet,” it’s “a hoot and a half,” the New York Post says.

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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