Dirk files for protective order to keep his testimony secret. Dirk Been, who is now “pursuing a career as a performer,” has filed a motion to protect his deposition in Stacey Stillman’s lawsuit against CBS and Mark Burnett. Peter Lance… continue reading
Archives for April 2001
celebrity Survivor being considered. Matt Damon? Russell Crowe? Living outside? Eating rice? CBS admitted to Entertainment Weekly in the May 4 edition that the network is “mulling over” a celebrity edition of Survivor. Jeff Probst says the challenges would be… continue reading
ABC’s The Runner will include “extensive use of paid plugs.” Think Jeff Probst whoring Doritos and other sponsored products during Survivor 2 is annoying? Wait until ABC’s The Runner debuts in September. The reality TV show will feature “extensive use… continue reading
first group nominated for eviction from Australian Big Brother house. The first three people nominated for eviction on Big Brother Australia are “a dominatrix, stripper manager and animator,” two of whom took the news angrily, according to the Herald Sun.
Boot Camp is looking for recruits. If you want to subject yourself to the rigors of Boot Camp–on national TV–FOX and LMNO Productions are accepting four minute videotapes for a (presumed) next season. No rules or details are up on… continue reading
bid (for charity) on lunch with a former Real World cast member. An eBay auction to benefit Joe’s World Foundation, which provides “support for youth leadership, counseling, media literacy, education, and technology initiatives worldwide,” has just started. If you’re the… continue reading
once again, Making the Band has been pulled until summer. After just two new episodes, Making the Band has been pulled from ABC’s lineup–just like last year. Whose Line Is It Anyway will replace the show on Friday nights through… continue reading
Kucha is history. The Ogakor alliance held, even after picking off a few of its own, as Elisabeth was booted from Survivor 2, breaking the family apart. Even though the spoilers all disagreed, the Ellipsiiis picks were correct once again…. continue reading
auditions for The Mole tomorrow in Dallas, Denver, and L.A. The final three open casting calls for The Mole 2 are tomorrow. Videotapes, however, will still be accepted until May 1.
ratings: second Chains of Love episode doesn’t do too well. The debut of Chains of Love a week ago Tuesday had okay numbers–for UPN–but this week, the show lost viewers from the previous week. Maybe they should have actually shown… continue reading
Danish Big Brother cast ordered to shut up. The producer of Big Brother Denmark won its case to have the hamsters who walked out there held to their contracts, which prohibit them from talking about the show to the press.
ratings: Boot Camp is no match for The West Wing, but still does well. Balloon guy Yaney’s discharge on Boot Camp lead Wednesday in key demographic groups, including “adults 18-34, teens, and men 18-49 and 18-34,” Zap2it.com reports.
the spoilers don’t agree. (warning: links contain alleged spoilers; highlight white areas to read the names.) In what could be a major development, the spoilers/guesses/predictions about who will be kicked off Survivor 2 tonight do not agree with each other…. continue reading
Tom Leykis will host new UPN reality TV show. Apparently, having a famous host–Leykis is a drive-time radio talk show host in L.A.–is enough now, because UPN is planning a show that is hosted by him. All we know is… continue reading
benefit will feature present and past reality TV cast members. Tonight’s performance of A Donkey Show, an off-Broadway, part of which will benefit The Real World: Miami’s Joe Patane’s foundation, will apparently be attended by a number of former reality… continue reading