• Courtney Love was not asked to guest judge on Idol or replace Paula Abdul

  • Survivor’s doctor admits to using cocaine and “inappropriately obtaining prescription drugs”

  • Bravo’s Top Design debuts tonight but is mostly a weak replacement for Project Runway

  • Survivor Fiji participant quit on location; Probst says cast will “make almost every decision”

  • Top Chef 2’s finale airs tonight; series has 32 percent more viewers than Project Runway 2

  • Burton Roberts’ series Camp Reality debuts tonight on Fox Reality

  • Courtney Love will guest on Idol, could “replace Paula,” source tells tabloid

  • Food & Wine releases profiles of both Ilan and Marcel, says they were written in advance

  • Road Rules returns tonight with Viewers’ Revenge

  • MTV debuts Two-A-Days’ second season and Bam’s Unholy Union tonight

  • U.S. Court of Appeals agrees to hear Richard Hatch’s appeal

  • Top Chef 2 winner revealed when Food & Wine interview posted early

  • Finding Miss America reality series replaced by two-hour Pageant School special

  • Ivanka Trump was asked to do The Bachelorette and “tons of [other] shows”

  • Semi-finalist Jory Steinberg once had a seven-record deal with David Foster, “double platinum” single

  • Rock Stars in Rehab will be the subject of new Endemol reality show, report says

  • BBC turning Harry Potter into a reality series, sending kids to magic school

  • Ian Bernardo says he has a #4 Billboard record; contract says “we are going to hurt your feelings”

  • BET airing One Night Only, a series following drama students in post-Katrina New Orleans

  • Alexandra Pelosi’s Friends of God documentary now airing on HBO

  • Idol viewers drop in week two but are up four percent from last year

  • Kelly Clarkson says she’s working with NASCAR for free because “I have enough money”

  • Reality TV shows spent 8,397 days filming in L.A., 40 percent of all TV production

  • Rolling Stone cast member Krishtine: “Fucking MTV. They are my creator and my destroyer.”

  • Oxygen orders Rodeo Girls, Monique’s F.A.T. Chance, Fight Girls, and Adfight; Fox Reality renews Solitary