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Fresno spent $115,000 on Extreme Makeover but crew spent $750,000 to $1.25 million

Hosting Extreme Makeover: Home Edition cost the city of Fresno, Calif., $115,000, but the crew spent an estimated $750,000 to $1.25 million at local businesses. Besides “[waving] permit and plan-check fees totaling $1,287 for the home, and [donating[ $750 worth of service from its film and entertainment commissioner,” the Fresno Bee reported that the city …

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Miss Indiana Katie Stam, a viewer-selected finalist, wins Miss America

The woman who won Miss America Saturday night was selected as a finalist by viewers of TCL’s reality series Countdown to the Crown. Miss Indiana, Katie Stam, won the title and $50,000. The runner-up, Miss Georgia Chastity Hardman, was also one of four viewer-selected finalists; viewers also voted for Miss South Dakota Alexandra Hoffman and …

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Benjamin “Coach” Wade: “I want to get the four strongest people to the final four because that’s who deserves it”

Benjamin “Coach” Wade is as impossibly arrogant as he is intelligent and accomplished, and after our conversation, I was convinced that he is someone Survivor desperately needs. That’s because he has a plan to alter the now-predictable way people play the game, and his strategy may just work, if his personality doesn’t get in the …

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“Grueling” Amazing Race 14’s cast includes a deaf man, an actor/screenwriter, and stuntmen

The cast of The Amazing Race 14 has been revealed by CBS, which says they will run “one of the most grueling courses ever assembled on the Race — spanning 40,000 miles and nine countries in just 22 days.” It includes “a multitude of extremes” in the form of challenges and locations, including first-time visits …

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Paris Hilton searching for another best friend, but Brittany insists she and Paris are still BFFs

Paris Hilton’s My New BFF will return for a second season and thus is searching for new candidates to be alleged best friends with Paris, but the socialite’s first-season best friend says they’re still tight. The second-season application wants potential candidates’ height, weight, and dress size or waist size, and asks probing questions such as, …

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