Ashlea is the first evicted houseguest

Big Brother 6 has said goodbye to its first houseguest: Ashlea. She was on the losing end of a 9 to 2 vote, and that means Kaysar stays in the house–and thus is the real loser here.

Besides a new HoH competition, which Eric won, the Thursday night edition also revealed the partners, who we knew about a few days ago. There were also some fantastic Julie Chen moments, and in its recap, TVgasm has video of one of Julie’s more spectacular moments as host.

Ashlea Out; Eric HoH [CBS]
The First Cut is the Deepest [TVgasm]

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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