All-star Celebrity Apprentice coming

An all-star version of NBC’s The Celebrity Apprentice appears to be likely for the show’s sixth season, which will be produced in late fall and air next spring.

Page Six says “NBC wants” “an All Star version [that] would launch in February,” and Zap2it confirms that, as does GossipCop.

Who will be included? Page Six throws out names, including winners “Piers Morgan, Joan Rivers and Bret Michaels, as well as Trace Adkins, Omarosa, Gene Simmons, Lennox Lewis, Meat Loaf, Jesse James and Gary Busey,” and “Marlee Matlin, Sharon Osbourne, Cyndi Lauper, Marilu Henner and Dennis Rodman.”

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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