• Cristian de la Fuente recovering from surgery with Percocet, cupcakes, “trashy” magazines

  • Tyra Banks makes $18 million a year; is upset girls see Top Model “as a way to become a star”

  • Clay Aiken impregnated his best friend, will be a dad

  • IFC’s At the Death House Door documentary examines death penalty via death row chaplain

  • MTV spins off Making the Band; plans reality version of Juno, Apprentice clone with 50 Cent

  • David Cook’s single leads downloads; his first album will be “a rock record”

  • Nine of the top 20 shows in 2007-2008 were reality; Idol’s performance show takes #1

  • Networks cutting reality show budgets

  • Nigel Lythgoe concerned about ringers on Dancing with the Stars, but not American Idol

  • Flavor Flav proposes to Liz, the mother of one of his kids

  • Greg Plitt was cast for Work Out by producers, reveals how contrived and set-up it is

  • Matt on his relationship with Shayne: “All things considered we are doing really well”

  • Simon Cowell promises “big shake-up” next season, age may be lowered to 14

  • Trailer, full cast revealed for I Love Money

  • David Cook’s win and Idol’s seventh season generates theories, speculation, more boredom

  • Whitney: “I’m not really plus-size in real life, I’m regular”

  • Ratings rebound as American Idol 7’s finale is up over last year’s

  • David Cook wins American Idol 7 by 12 million votes

  • Fourth season of So You Think You Can Dance debuts tonight

  • Six of 13 Making the Band 4 tour dates cancelled

  • Sharon Osbourne will host Charm School 2, which stars Rock of Love’s women

  • Andy Cohen promoted to senior VP at Bravo

  • Miami Ink ending after three seasons because its stars are upset with the network

  • New shows star cougars, teen idols, mamas’ boys, Boy Scouts, millionaires, puking people

  • Co-executive producer, creator sues A&E over Dog the Bounty Hunter money