Jersey Shore cast reenacts Twilight

After reenacting scenes from Oscar-nominated films such as Hurt Locker and Avatar, the cast of Jersey Shore has taken on an even bigger film: Twilight. The new movie, Eclipse, opens Wednesday, and the world premiere is tonight in L.A., which is why the world feels a little bit safer: its super-fans have been in line since Monday.

On Jimmy Kimmel Live’s “Twilight: Total Eclipse of the Heart” special Wednesday, the MTV reality show cast did their best in the roles usually occupied by Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, and others. Their acting, besides being self-deprecating, isn’t too bad, with one notable exception.

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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