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Posts from: October 2004

John voted off; Probst says Survivor 11 could be in Canada, int’l version considered.

John voted off; Probst says Survivor 11 could be in Canada, int’l version considered. The last of the young guys went home last night on Survivor Vanuatu, as John’s tribe turned against him instead of one of its two women. Even as the ninth season airs, future seasons of Survivor are being planned, and host …

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Trump fires Elizabeth on the spot; why is Trump’s boardroom audio dubbed?

Trump fires Elizabeth on the spot; why is Trump’s boardroom audio dubbed? Here’s some shameless link-whoring, I mean, an incredibly insightful essay: Why is Donald Trump’s voice rerecorded for so many lines in The Apprentice‘s boardroom? Redubbing of certain lines was obvious when Trump fired Elizabeth last night, which he did without even consulting with …

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Manhunt’s Ron appeared in porn.

Manhunt’s Ron appeared in porn. One problem with having huge, recognizable hair is that it’s tough to cover up your porn past after you appear on a reality TV show, even if you change your name. Manhunt‘s most recently eliminated contestant, Ron, who’s notable for his unusual hair, has apparently previously appeared naked as “Domino” …

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Time Warner offers to buy reality TV distributor, producer Endemol for €2 billion.

Time Warner offers to buy reality TV distributor, producer Endemol for €2 billion. One sure sign that reality TV is about to die: a huge media conglomerate tries to buy one of the world’s preeminent reality show production companies. Time Warner has offered €2 billion for Endemol, the company responsible for creating shows such as …

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WWE can override Tough Enough 4 viewer votes “for any reason”; finalist quits.

WWE can override Tough Enough 4 viewer votes “for any reason”; finalist quits. The winner of the WWE’s new SmackDown!-integrated Tough Enough 4 will be selected by viewers. Well, ideally. Despite the fact that the show’s site says “you decide,” as wrestling-news.com noticed, although the official rules begin by saying that “FANS CHOOSE THE WINNER,” …

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