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Posts from: June 2004

Trista Rehn says she isn’t sure why all Bachelor relationships have failed.

Trista Rehn says she isn’t sure why all Bachelor relationships have failed. ABC’s cornerstone reality series The Bachelor has produced zero successful relationships, while both seasons of The Bachelorette have produced, so far, happy couples. The first Bachelorette, Trista Rehn, says she isn’t sure why this is, although she suspects intervention from heaven. “I don’t …

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Contender producer says “Fox never had this idea”; exec asks, “What is original?”

href=”http://www.nytimes.com/2004/06/29/arts/television/29FOX.html”>Contender producer says “Fox never had this idea”; exec asks, “What is original?” One of the producers of NBC’s The Contender says that FOX blatantly ripped off his idea when they created their own boxing show: “I’ve been working on the idea for ‘The Contender’ for close to five years. I can tell you that …

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study finds that reality TV sex, violence, profanity increased 52 percent since 2000.

study finds that reality TV sex, violence, profanity increased 52 percent since 2000. In the four years since reality TV hit the networks, the shows’ content has become 52 percent more sexual, more violent, and more profane, according to a Parents Television Council study. It found that during “114.5 hours of reality television, there was …

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Paige Davis denies having breasts mauled at fundraiser, but Page Six says pics exist.

Paige Davis denies having breasts mauled at fundraiser, but Page Six says pics exist. Trading Spaces host and Broadway star Paige Davis is getting hammered by The New York Post’s Page Six, which today calls her a liar. Last week Page Six quoted a source who said Paige “pulled up her sundress to her hips, …

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