book: Stacey says Mark Burnett swayed votes to get her voted off. According to Peter Lance, author of the upcoming The Stingray: Lethal Tactics of the Sole Survivor, Sean and Dirk were approached by Mark Burnett and convinced to change… continue reading
Archives for November 2000
Eddie cast in movie.Eddie McGee, the winner of Big Brother, has been cast in Drop Dead Roses, according to its production company, Dark Features. Judging from the pictures on the page, it looks to be a classic.
Mark Burnett plans Combat Missions for USA. Four-person teams of “existing and former members of elite combat units of the U.S. military” will form the cast of Combat Missions, a show Mark Burnett will produce for USA, Variety reports. Living… continue reading
rumor: new tribe names are Kucha and Ogakor. Move aside, Tagi and Pagong. Survivor 2 rumors are suggesting that “Kucha” and “Ogakor”–the “Aboriginal words for kangaroos and crocodiles,” according to Zap2it.com–are the new names of the competing tribes.
Popstars will debut Jan. 12. The WB’s first reality TV series, a Making the Band-esque show following the development of an all-female pop group, will debut in early next year, airing Fridays at 8:30 p.m. Grammy Award-winning producer David Foster,… continue reading
Russia will bring Mir down next Feb. Citing its degrading condition and safety, Russia decided Thursday to bring Mir down into the ocean next year. With the space station leaving orbit for good, what does this mean for Mark Burnett’s… continue reading
coming next August: Who Wants to Date a Hooters Girl? I wish it was a joke.
Rich says he might appear on Survivor 2. Appearing on the Today show yesterday to discuss his new book, Rich “hinted” about a Survivor 2 appearance (last item on the page). + plus: Sean will be on Regis as a… continue reading
among “off-the-wall” 2001 calendars is a Survivor-themed one, of course. When you’re selecting your 2001 wall calendar, the Albany Times-Union says your choice now includes a Survivor 2001 calendar that features “castaway Kelly Wiglesworth in her (modest) pink bikini” among… continue reading
Rich’s “101 Survival Secrets” released yesterday. Subtitled “How to Win $1,000,000, Lose 100 Pounds, and Just Plain Live Happily,” Rich’s book (he’s credited as Rich, not Richard) promises “advice for everyone on gaining success and making yourself happy.” The Survivor… continue reading
UK Big Brother winner signs £500,000 five-record deal.Craig, the Big Brother winner in Britain, has signed a record deal and will release his first single by late December. According to the BBC, Craig–who gave his prize money to a friend… continue reading
Rudy guest stars on JAG tonight. Survivor‘s own retired Navy Seal will play himself on an episode of CBS’ JAG tonight at 8 p.m. EST. Behind-the-scenes footage of Rudy on the set is online at CBS.com.
VH1 filming Bands on the Run.Debuting next spring will be VH1’s entry into the reality TV arena: a 13 hour-long episode show called Bands on the Run that features four bands battling for a “lucrative industry prize.” The bands will… continue reading
Gervase for President!Gervase will soon be in The White House–only as part of an animated CBS series on the Internet. Gervase will ostensibly play himself, a “game show contestant whose popularity propels him into the White House as the nation’s… continue reading
Making the Band back in production. Ashley, Dan, Erik, Jacob, and Trevor have moved into a house in Orlando and taping has begun for season two of Making the Band. According to Zap2it.com, the second season will “follow the band… continue reading