MTV moves The Hills and The City to Tuesdays

MTV’s leading faux reality shows are moving to a new night when they debut next week. The Hills and The City will now air on Tuesday nights, at 10 and 10:30 p.m. ET respectively.

Each series has 10 new episodes, and after Lauren Conrad’s departure, The Hills is bringing back actor Kristin Cavallari for what MTV calls the second half of the fifth season. Tonight at 10:30, MTV previews that with a special called “The Bitch Is Back: The Hills Season Preview.”

Here’s the new season preview, on which someone calls Kristin “a disease you can’t get rid of,” Holly Montag has a drinking problem, and Heidi Pratt scares the shit out both Spencer and us by talking about having a baby:

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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