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Posts from: January 2008

Survivor Micronesia has two love affairs and “a record number of blindsides,” Probst says

Jeff Probst talked to reporters yesterday about Survivor Micronesia, which debuts next week. He revealed one of the season’s twists, and also discussed some highlights that constitute mild spoilers, although he did not name names or give specifics. For example, he said that there are “a record number of blindsides this season. It is amazing …

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Simon turns on Ryan, Paula acts weird during an actually palatable Idol audition episode

Last night’s American Idol 7 auditions in Omaha were surprising: They were almost entirely watchable and unoffensive, full of genuine behavior and lacking any obvious attention whore freaks. They even had some meta humor and–finally!–a bit of Paula Abdul loopiness. Paula Abdul seemed to be back to her old wacky ways. She didn’t show up …

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Mira Sorvino won’t be on Dancing because of “the way people look at the actors who do it”

Mira Sorvino has excluded herself from Dancing with the Stars 6 because her managers were concerned about people who make fun of actors on the show, she says. Asked if she’d do the show, she told the Winnipeg Sun, “Yes, I would, but my management would not let me do it. I did Jimmy Kimmel’s …

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Sarah Jessica Parker, Magical Elves producing artist competition; Tyra Banks creating fashion magazine assistant competition

The producers of Project Runway and America’s Next Top Model are creating new shows for their respective networks. Project Runway producers Magical Elves and Sarah Jessica Parker’s production company will produce a competition for artists. It “would pit a dozen aspiring artists against one another, following the group as they attempt to produce various kinds …

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