• Bering Sea Gold’s record ratings show our fascination with Alaska, boats, fishing, plus swamps, monsters, and more

  • Bravo, Oxygen, Style boss Lauren Zalaznick’s ridiculous argument about why people watch her shows

  • Paula Abdul also fired from X Factor

  • Nicole Scherzinger also out of X Factor

  • Steve Jones fired as host of X Factor

  • Indiana gubernatorial candidate and Survivor Rupert comes out for marriage equality

  • Donkey semen-drinking episode of Fear Factor replaced with insect-vomiting episode

  • Must-watch clip: Shark Tank’s millionaires emotionally argue for manufacturing overseas

  • A defense of Real Housewives as “fascinating and important TV”

  • Mob Wives’ Big Ang once convicted of dealing cocaine

  • SYTYCD choreographer sentenced to 10 years in prison for rape, assault

  • Behind the scenes with Wipeout’s version of Survivor’s Dream Team: the Black and Blue Crew

  • Lifetime planning two more Dance Moms shows

  • Why you need to stop watching Dance Moms and Toddlers & Tiaras, even though they’re entertaining

  • Inside Comedy: conversations with comedians, from Kathy Griffin to Jane Lynch

  • CBS confirms Rachel and Brendon on Amazing Race, announces non-ratings-whoring cast, too

  • American Idol’s top 24, Hollywood round contestants spoiled

  • Bethenny Frankel’s talk show lives, but only for a six-week test; Rocco DiSpirito also gets a syndicated show

  • Raw footage from Jeff Krulik’s Ernest Borgnine road trip reality series-turned-documentary now online

  • “Serious discussions” at Bravo still resulted in a Real Housewives that is Bravo’s biggest failure ever

  • ABC confirms Emily Maynard is ready to have a man “make her his wife” (really)

  • Food Network Star gets a makeover: adding mentors, tribes, viewer vote

  • Bachelor will infect Canada with a Canadians-only version of the dating series

  • Win tickets to see The Voice winner Javier Colon in concert

  • Mythbusters will judge a competition between massive, chain-reaction contraptions