• CBS defends decision to cancel all Big Brother 8 interviews until after the finale

  • Tim Gunn says he has “profound … mental and physical exhaustion” from his work

  • Advertisers okay with Kid Nation, unions aren’t; producer admits kids repeated lines

  • Amber evicted from the Big Brother house but won’t be interviewed by the media

  • Dirty Jobs week-long marathon starts on Labor Day

  • Big Brother ratings climb, web site gets one-third of TV network traffic

  • MTV’s Two-a-Days moves to ESPN and becomes Varsity Inc.

  • Reporters interviewing Amber “must agree not to ask … about the controversial remarks”

  • Dancing with the Stars 5 cast announced; TMZ’s “leaked” cast list got five names wrong

  • MTV following high school journalists for The Paper

  • Ben Fagan wins Pirate Master

  • Amber wins $1,000 on Power of 10, may be evicted Thursday

  • Project Runway 4 will debut Nov. 14, Heidi Klum says; Bravo says there is no official debut date

  • NOW says Big Brother is “completely out of control,” wants Dick removed from the house

  • Gordon Ramsay calls lawsuit’s claim that Kitchen Nightmares was faked “a fucking joke”

  • Student-produced version of the Amazing Race airs online and is equally amazing

  • Fall 2007 reality show debuts and schedule

  • SAG, AFTRA investigate Kid Nation as the media looks for more angles on the same story

  • Mark Cuban, Aaron Carter, Jane Seymour, others reportedly join Dancing with the Stars 5

  • Big Brother producer Allison Grodner discusses this season’s controversies and allegations

  • Hulk Hogan’s son Nick seriously injured in car crash

  • Big Brother 8 houseguests flirt, praise God, and delude themselves about their post-show lives

  • Next Great American Band’s host, judges announced

  • MTV follows Ryan Sheckler for The Life of Ryan tonight

  • Blake Lewis signs with Arista; will produce “your favorite ’80s mix tape”