columnist says “Survivor 3 is the victim of its own popularity.” The San Francisco Chronicle’s Tim Goodman argues that Survivor is now “three Xerox copies later, and the quality is a lot more smudgy.” He calls the tribal switch from last week “the ultimate act of desperation,” and says this cast is boring compared to… continue reading
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Toni: “There was a lot more hooking up on the boat” than was on the show.” Discussing Love Cruise, Toni says a lot of hooking up and drinking wasn’t included in the final cut. She also says that to go on a reality TV show, “You’ve got to be stupid and desperate. I was both… continue reading
Rich says the show was harder for the first group, his cast; Jerri disagrees. Appearing on The Early Show, Richard Hatch and Jerry Manthey disagreed as to which Survivor cast had the most difficult time. Also, Jerri told Silas his fatal move was that he “showed desperation.” + plus: Lindsey’s out after losing a tiebreaker.
public auction at the Real World Chicago house this Sunday and Monday. This Sunday and Monday, The Real World Chicago’s stuff is being auctioned off for charity–at the actual house where taping took place. For $15, you can attend a preview on Sunday, checking out the items; $30 gets you in Monday for the actual… continue reading
Survivor video game now in stores. In Survivor: The Interactive Game, you literally become one of the 32 cast members from the first or second season of the show, selecting a skill to help you benefit your tribe. Then, you compete in immunity and reward challenges, and vote people out–so basically, it’s just like the… continue reading
NBC orders pilot for relationship reality TV show 24 Hour Pass. CNBC’s former Burbank correspondent Andrew Glassman will be producing the pilot of a new relationship-themed reality TV show. 24 Hour Pass “will film the players as they take a day to find some space, visit people they haven’t been able to see or indulge… continue reading
“bad porn” highlight of “passive and fun-free” Real World 10 cast. Jisela’s make-out session with practically every member of The Real World 10 cast finally brought some life to a cast that Entertainment Weekly’s Josh Wolk says are mostly “passive and fun-free.”
Popstars final 10 selected tonight. The 10 finalists for Popstars 2‘s group will be announced tonight during another one-hour episode, airing at 8 p.m. ET on The WB.
Danny’s web site’s message board has a “real-world impact” for gay people. Danny Roberts created his web site–which is down now, but his journal, hosted on another server, is still live–and its accompanying message board during the airing of The Real World New Orleans. On it, gay people have “found a network of people who… continue reading
Jim Henson Television to produce “part fantasy and part illusion” show. Along with Scott Sternberg–the producer charged with manipulating the outcome of the game show Talk or Walk–Jim Henson Television is producing a reality TV game show. Called The World, “contestants will endure games of physical, emotional and mental challenges in exotic environments created by… continue reading
tribe switch show brought Survivor Africa’s best ratings of the season. Last Thursday night’s episode was seen by 20.8 million viewers, which equals Survivor Africa‘s largest audience of the season–although Friends still won in its time slot.
Pop Idol finalist changes her mind and says her dad didn’t call a thousand times. After being named a Pop Idol finalist, “told reporters her dad called and voted for her a thousand times” to vote for her, thus helping her to win, according to BBC Radio. But now she says, “I don’t think I… continue reading
a tour of Temptation Island. Looking for a place to vacation? AskMen.com profiles the island in Belize where Temptation Island was filmed. + also: explore the home of the UK and European versions of Temptation Island.
Survivor 4 started taping yesterday.Survivor Africa hasn’t even finished its run yet, but Survivor 4 has begun taping in French Polynesia. The story contains a mild spoiler about how the survivors arrive at their camp: They (highlight to read) had to swim to their camps on Nuku Hiva, just like on Paula Tiga.
the show that replaced The Mole 2 is cancelled–for low ratings. ABC has pulled yet another show from the Friday at 8 p.m. ET time slot; first, they pulled The Mole 2 because of its low ratings, and now, they’ve pulled America.01, a newsmagazine, because of low ratings for its first two airings. Gee, maybe… continue reading