Corey Clark will meet with FOX.

The day before Corey Clark’s record came out, it was–completely coincidentally–revealed that he’s going to sit down with FOX to talk about the alleged affair-thing. The New York Post reported yesterday that Corey, “his lawyers, legal representatives for Fox, “Idol” producers, Freemantle Media and an official from AFTRA (the actors’ union that Abdul belongs to) will meet in Los Angeles on June 30 to discuss the allegations.”

Neither party had a comment about the report, which is attributed to “a source.” This, of course, would be a big step forward from both parties making nanny-nanny-boo-boo faces at each other.

The Post helpfully disclaims its report by mentioning that this is all likely a part of Corey’s genius marketing strategy, and by pointing out that FOX and the Post are both owned by the same company:

“The ABC report coincided with the release of Clark’s first solo record and his efforts to sell a book about his experiences on the show to publishers. Fox is a division of News Corp., which also owns The Post.”

‘Idol’ Corey to Talk to Fox [New York Post]

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.

Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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