Linda and Jackie win Tough Enough 2. Two women were selected as the winners of MTV and the WWF’s Tough Enough 2. Each will receive a WWE contract. Jackie stayed in the competition despite an injury that caused a torn… continue reading
Archives for May 2002
Big Brother 3 debuts July 10. CBS’ Big Brother 3 will debut on July 10, and will air three times every week, on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. The Thursday shows will once again be live eviction shows, hosted by the… continue reading
two debuts this weekend: Bachelorettes in Alaska and people in the Hamptons. Two quasi-reality TV shows debut this weekend. ABC is debuting The Hamptons, which the network is calling its “first reality miniseries.” The documentary, er, reality miniseries, follows the… continue reading
UK’s Big Brother housemate leaves the house voluntarily. After a week in the UK’s Big Brother 3 house, housemate Sunita decided she’d had enough and left–the first contestant on that show in the UK to do so. “She said she… continue reading
Gen action figure sells for $47. You know a show has gotten huge when action figures of the cast members start to appear. Recently, a figure based on Trading Spaces designer Genevieve Gorder was sold on eBay for $47. The… continue reading
Osbournes returns this fall with 20 new episodes, family gets $5 million. It’s finally official: The Osbournes will definitely be returning to MTV this fall. The new season will feature 20 episodes that will start taping next month at the… continue reading
contestant forgot he was on Mole 2. The Mole 2 was pulled from ABC’s schedule last fall even though the show had completed production last summer. Now, almost a year after the series was filmed, one of the contestants says… continue reading
did God help Vee win? Throughout Survivor Marquesas, ultimate survivor Vecepia Towery asked God for forgiveness for her actions and thanked God for helping her advance in the game. So does God help people win reality TV shows, and was… continue reading
Anna Nicole Smith gets her own Osbournes rip-off on E! In August E! will air a reality TV show that follows the life of Anna Nicole Smith. Even though E!’s CEO compared Anna to “classic female TV characters” and is… continue reading
t-shirt company sues Ozzy. T-Shirt Hell, which sells “funny and offensive shirts” with sayings like “I fucked the girl in Hanson” and “School Shootings Tour 1996-2002,” has filed a $15 million lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne. The site produced 500 shirts… continue reading
UK Survivor concludes tonight. The UK’s Survivor Panama ends tonight with the winner being announced live. Either Susannah Moffat and Jonny Gibb will walk away with £1 million.
reality TV star gets apology, money because of the way he was portrayed. For the first time, a cast member of a reality TV show has sued and won because of the way they were portrayed on a show. Castaway… continue reading
Mole 2 returns tonight. The Mole 2 returns to ABC tonight. The first two episodes will air tonight; episodes three and four will air next Tuesday night. The show was pulled from ABC’s schedule last fall after just three episodes.
Real World Chicago DVD out today; reveals Cara wanted to date show director. The Real World Chicago is still on the air, but the DVD that promises “the wackiest, sexiest and funniest outtakes and bloopers ever” is in stores today…. continue reading
ABC doesn’t want another Alex Michel for the next Bachelor. The producer of The Bachelor says he’s looking for “a different type of guy” to be the show’s next star. “Fleiss also said they’re looking for people are sincere about… continue reading