• Giuliana and Bill Rancic, Lamas family insist reality shows will strengthen their relationships

  • Chris Harrison: Jillian needed me to “lead herself back where she always wanted to be and that was with Ed”

  • A.J. Lamas says MTV wanted him to “pretend you’re Brody’s best friend” on The Hills

  • Shayne Lamas says she and Matt Grant are “acquaintances”

  • Cliques gone as Big Brother brings back coup d’etat; viewers pick who gets overthrow power

  • Is SYTYCD’s Ade Obayomi naked on Guys with iPhones?

  • Shaq competition, ninja warrior search, Toby Maguire’s family among new shows

  • Paula Abdul: “I can only return to Idol if the deal is fair”

  • Jon & Kate returns Mon., TLC “will continue to capture this family’s journey in a respectful way”

  • Nigel Barker says Tyra Banks is just as crazy in real life as she is on camera

  • Kara DioGuardi will return to Idol, gossip columnist says

  • American Idol 8 semi-finalist Ju’Not Joyner says the show is “fixed,” provides no evidence

  • Deadliest Catch had its highest-rated season yet

  • Joel McHale mocks Ryan Seacrest even backstage at Conan O’Brien’s Tonight Show

  • Ex-Marine challenges Gordon Ramsay to a fight, gets taken down by the show’s set

  • Big Brother announces “huge announcement” Thursday, hopefully to save the game

  • Bear Grylls will “lead crusade” at evangelical Alpha conference

  • MTV airs Paris Hilton documentary Paris, Not France

  • Jillian rejects Reid’s proposal but accepts Ed’s, and volcanoes erupt with excitement

  • Thom Beers: The Colony “is the most fascinating television series I’ve ever made”; reality Emmy categories are “ridiculous”

  • More to Love, Dating in the Dark are more bland, less sensational than their titles

  • Man charged with killing Alexis Cohen, who auditioned for American Idol 9

  • American Idol 8 made $850 million in ads, down from AI7; Paula wanted more than Seacrest

  • Jessie’s nominations unexplained by another dry Big Brother 11 episode

  • The Bachelorette 5 concludes tonight