Survivor Palau cast revealed unofficially; show will debut sometime in February.

Survivor Palau cast revealed unofficially; show will debut sometime in February.
Survivor Palau will, according to its CBS web site, debut sometime in February, probably after the conclusion of Wickedly Perfect, which is filling its time slot starting tonight. While CBS has no additional information on the 10th season, its 20 cast members have unofficially been revealed. The group includes “[a] female Texas lawyer, a Pennsylvanian student and counselor, a Las Vegas dancer, and Survivor’s first Muslim castaway,” according to Reality TV World. The information came via’s “Confirmator,” which allows people to enter names to see if they match with the site’s list. All 20 names were guessed correctly in less than a month.
+ also: TV Guide looks at the island.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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