• Project Runway’s ratings increase 18 percent over last season; Shear Genius 2 up 129 percent

  • Dan Quayle was asked but said no to Dancing with the Stars

  • Hills producers work with paparazzi, plan each week in advance, admit doing retakes

  • Reality shows with Ewan McGregor, Ludacris, Tommy Lee, Pamela Anderson all debut Sunday

  • Top Chef 5 currently filming in New York

  • Summer reality shows lead but don’t dominate top 20

  • Matt says he didn’t say Shayne could keep the ring he didn’t pay for

  • Jerry and Renny create montage magic

  • Next Food Network Star 4 finale was the channel’s most-watched show ever; Aaron’s show debuts Sunday

  • Tim Gunn wasn’t paid for Project Runway’s first season, made $2,500 an episode for season two

  • Atlanta Extreme Makeover home in foreclosure after owners used it as collateral for a loan

  • L.A. earthquake hits Big Brother house

  • America’s Player returns for one week

  • Audrina Patridge discusses the differences between her real life and her fake Hills life

  • Ryan Seacrest bitten by a shark

  • Jessica is still working for Kathy Griffin

  • Emmys will be hosted by all five nominated reality show hosts

  • Next Food Network Star 4 accidentally reveals its winner online

  • CBS moves Big Brother results shows back to Thursdays

  • Matt Grant and Shayne Lamas break up

  • Ollie and April have (unprotected) sex

  • People with Truman Show Delusion mental illness think they’re on reality TV

  • The CW, Oxygen, Showtime, Sci Fi, Bio Channel announce new shows, renewals

  • What I’m watching: Bravo’s docudramas Flipping Out and My Life on the D-List

  • Golf Channel’s Amazing Race-like series Highway 18 debuts tonight