Phil Harris’ memorial is live on the Internet, as is Deadliest Catch’s second Catchcon

A memorial service for Cornelia Marie captain and Deadliest Catch star Phil Harris is being broadcast live on the Internet tonight as part of the show’s second-annual Catchcon gathering. Harris died in early February, and his death will be part of the current season of the show.

Catchcon takes place all day tomorrow and includes Deadliest Catch captains Sig Hansen, Keith Colburn, Johnathan Hillstrand, and Andy Hillstrand, and includesa chance to see their ships; its being held at Smith Cove Cruise Terminal at Pier 91 in Seattle on.

Both the Friday 9:30 p.m. ET/6:30 p.m. PT memorial service and noon PT events during Catchon on Saturday are being broadcast live on Ustream. Watch here:

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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