• Paula and Bruno, Danny Gokey and Lens Crafters, mansion ghosts, iTunes denial, and other American Idol stupidity

  • Kris, Adam in the shocking bottom three, but Matt Giraud still leaves

  • Aubrey O’Day gets her own MTV series after turning down A Shot of Love offer

  • Jon admits “poor judgment” about going to a bar with a woman while Kate’s on her book tour

  • NBC renews Celebrity Apprentice for third season

  • Finalists’ Rat Pack songs helped by “mystery mentor” Jaime “your breath was fresh” Foxx

  • Real World Cancun house, cast revealed; swine flu shutdown rumor “100% untrue”

  • MTV renews a Lauren-less Hills, adds a stylist quasi-competition, other shows

  • Swine flu leaves newlyweds Heidi and Spencer “in isolation,” “full hiding” in Mexico

  • Benjamin “Coach” Wade’s lies: kayak record, other claims disputed

  • Melissa Rycroft injured, giving Dancing more injury porn along with cross-dressing men

  • Bill Rancic and Giuliana DePandi get their own reality series

  • Melissa Rivers in post-firing interview: “I’m walking away with my pride”

  • Melissa and Joan Rivers have apoplectic response to Melissa’s firing

  • Jaime’s ugly Americanism rubs off on other teams

  • Dane Patterson actually finishes a marathon

  • Adam Lambert, Kris Allen lead iTunes downloads

  • Susan Boyle may impact America’s Got Talent

  • Next Food Network Star renewed for 5th, 6th seasons as Food Network adds competitions

  • Discovery, TLC, BET, Animal Planet, Travel Channel renew, add reality shows

  • Tyson Apostol: “I figured I could squeak past”

  • Stephen Baldwin, John Salley cast on I’m a Celebrity; MTV will re-air the show

  • Tabloid alleges “bitter feud” between Adam Lambert and Kris Allen

  • Coach’s warrior alliance crumbles as his general gets blindsided

  • Day26 stays together but Diddy releases Danity Kane’s members to go solo