Laguna Beach DVD out in July.

Laguna Beach DVD out in July.
MTV’s Laguna Beach finally has a DVD release date: July 19. Now fans of the MTV series can stop wondering why the DVDs they ordered is a gay romantic comedy instead of a real-life soap opera featuring vapid, rich, inarticulate teenagers. According to Amazon’s product listing, the $27.29 MTV series DVD will include “Over 45 minutes of deleted scenes, Cast Interviews, LC’s House Tour, Casting Tapes, Lo’s Guide to Laguna Beach, Behind-the-Season One Finale with Kristin & Trey, Laguna Beach Highlights, Music Videos by artists featured on this DVD, [and a] Season Two Sneak Preview.”

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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