• Martha says her ratings are “damn good”; she thought her Apprentice would replace Trump’s

  • Bands on the Run 2 pilot being produced; will feature Faster Pussycat, another band

  • The Scorned is scary as hell, just not as a horror film

  • Fear Factor is scarier than Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

  • Trump’s blog allows comments, e.g. opportunities to kiss his ass

  • Two shows looking for inventors

  • Martha gets $100,000 per episode

  • Trump fires more than half of one team, and one-third of the remaining candidates

  • VH1’s But Can They Sing? airs Sunday

  • ABC VP says reality “is viewed as equally important as comedy and drama”

  • Martha Stewart’s Apprentice judge and MSLO chair Charles Koppelman will be paid $3 million

  • Free gas for life prize actually worth $1,200 a year for 50 years

  • Survivor’s Brian is not gay: “I’m not confused; I know I don’t like men”

  • Mark Burnett says he expects Jeff Probst to leave, suggests a woman may host

  • Carissa Gaghan explains it all and becomes The Amazing Race’s breakout star

  • WGAw reality writers “invade” panel discussion

  • The Scorned’s world premiere is tonight in LA

  • Muppets get their own (parody) reality series America’s Next Muppet

  • Weaver family didn’t help the Schroeders after Katrina

  • Reality TV editor says budget cuts, network influence is to blame for manipulative editing

  • Kathy Griffin selling a night with herself

  • Paradise Hotel may come to DVD next year

  • Reality TV editors and producers discuss “frankenbyting” and other forms of audience deception

  • Janice Dickinson creating modeling agency reality series for Oxygen

  • Apprentice Kendra’s reps made “diva-like demands,” but she says she’s “low-maintenance”