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.

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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