Saturday’s celeb episode of Trading Spaces beats ABC in the ratings. Saturday’s celebrity episode of Trading Spaces, featuring Dixie Chick Natalie Maines and her mother, was seen by 4.3 million viewers–the highest ratings ever for TLC, and more than the number of people who watched a movie on ABC at the same time.
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production comapny wants reality TV audition tapes for a special. If you made an awesome reality TV audition tape but never made it onto a show, Vidtopia Entertainment Group wants you to send a copy of your tape to them. They’re planning “a series of reality TV casting tape outtakes for a television pilot and… continue reading
Osbournes coming to Britain, Ireland. The Osbournes is heading across the Atlantic. The show will air on MTV UK and Ireland at 10 p.m., debuting on May 19.
Alex is “a bully” and “an egotistic, goofy-looking, inauthentic player.” The Bachelor, Alex Michel, is “a bully” and “an egotistic, goofy-looking, inauthentic player” who asks “banal and empty-headed questions”–and that’s according to a guy writing in PopPolitics who presents “a male critique” of Alex. Bob Batchelor also writes that “Alex enjoys manipulating the women and… continue reading
Telemundo’s Protagonistas de Novela is “must-see TV for Hispanics.” Telemundo’s first reality TV show, Protagonistas de Novela (Soap Stars) follows 12 men and women actors living in a house filled with cameras; the audience can follow along online and, along with judges, gets to help vote out one person. The winner gets “a starring role… continue reading
Bachelor chooses Trista, Amanda. And they’re down to two. On the second-to-last episode of The Bachelor, Alex selected Trista and Amanda as the final two contenders for his everlasting love. Starting at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, ABC will air “The Women Tell All,” a reunion special, followed by the one-hour series finale.
ABC will air all Mole 2 episodes, but the show will have “a new title.” ABC has announced that all 13 episodes of The Mole 2 will air this summer, starting in June. Since a few episodes aired last fall, it was a possibility that those wouldn’t be reaired, just recapped somehow. Additionally, Variety reports… continue reading
Osbournes was to be “semifictional”; Jack came up with the current concept. In Rolling Stone’s cover story on The Osbournes, it’s revealed that the show “was going to be semifictional,” but then Jack pitched the idea of “The Real World but with us.” After the Cribs episode with the family aired, Sharon went to MTV… continue reading
“the gayest hour on television is a … show called Trading Spaces.” A columnist argues that “the gayest hour on television is a perversely pleasing cable show called Trading Spaces.” Writing for Portland’s Willamette Week, Byron Beck cites, with tongue mostly in cheek, the show’s “gayish crew,” saying that Frank is a “swish-meister,” “Amy Wynn… continue reading
Rosie O’Donnell will host the reunion after the Survivor Marquesas finale. With previous finale host Bryant Gumbel on his way of CBS’ Early Show, a new host for the post-finale reunion has been announced. Rosie O’Donnell will host the Survivor Marquesas reunion live from Central Park in New York, specifically Trump’s Wollman Rink. Mark Burnett… continue reading
The Osbournes is MTV’s most popular show ever, tops cable ratings. With 6.3 million viewers this past week, The Osbournes both beat wrestling in the cable ratings and officially became the most popular show in MTV’s history. The AP also reports that while there are only three episodes left in the season, MTV is trying… continue reading
The Bachelor: “I’m certainly not gay.” Responding to rumors about his sexual orientation, The Bachelor himself, Alex Michel, told the New York Post, “I’m certainly not gay and, as far as I know, there haven’t been any tabloid stories about that.” There’s a regular episode of the show tonight, and then on Thursday, a reunion… continue reading
American Idol holding auditions. The U.S.’ version of Pop Idol, American Idol, is currently casting for performers ages 16 to 24 who want to become the next pop star. At least, that’s the idea. To audition, you have “to sing a cappella (without music) a song of your choice.”
tonight: Trading Spaces celeb episode features Dixie Chicks’ lead singer. One of Trading Spaces fans is Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines, and tonight, she and her mother will trade spaces for a celebrity edition of the show. Natalie worked with Hildi, and says the designer “gets a bum rap. I see how people’s rooms… continue reading
non-alliance (finally!) unites, votes alliance leader John off the island. After being confronted with the arrogance of the four-person alliance–Zoe, Tammy, Robert and John–at the immunity challenge, the remaining five members on Survivor Marquesas banded together and voted off the self-proclaimed leader of the four, John, effectively flipping the game for the first time. Although… continue reading