• Fox exec overruled American Idol producers’ decision to condense judges’ feedback

  • Big Brother 9 finale ratings down from last season but “consistent” with this season

  • Sky Sport Spa’s trainer list spoils which trainer will leave Work Out this season

  • Paula Abdul: “I got lost in my notes”

  • Christian needs surgery for a ruptured tendon but will stay on the show

  • Paula Abdul thinks one song is two on Idol’s “chaotic” Neil Diamond night

  • Veronica Webb is “not coming back” for Tim Gunn’s Guide to Style’s second season

  • Farmer Wants A Wife debuts tonight

  • CW putting Beauty and the Geek on hiatus, may cancel it

  • Cristian de la Fuente hospitalized due to a “severe muscle cramp” in his arm

  • Adam hedges on charity donation; James says he’s bisexual, knew gay porn would come out

  • Jordin Sparks recovering, “laughed at” reports that she’d never sing again

  • Lauren Conrad is a registered Republican

  • Fox considers starting American Idol in Hollywood with auditions as flashbacks only

  • Probst signs on for Survivor 19 and 20; says 17 is “on the equator”

  • Adam wins Big Brother 9, pledges $100,000 to the organization that (he doesn’t know) fired him

  • Clay Aiken fan thinks he’s Jesus; he says “people don’t care” if he’s gay

  • Carly Smithson glad to be off Idol; is Christians’ outrage over her song choice to blame?

  • New York housewives reportedly made “under $10,000,” while L.A. made $100,000

  • Carrier documentary airs next week on PBS

  • New shows: Chubby Model, Dance Your Ass Off, Anytown Beatdown, Expedition: Stanley and Livingstone, and Jingles

  • NBC: O.J. Simpson won’t be on Celebrity Apprentice 2

  • Ponderosa series shows life at Survivor’s jury camp

  • Carly Smithson voted out despite Simon Cowell’s praise

  • Adam and Ryan are Big Brother 9’s final two