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Posts from: April 2010

Phil Harris’ memorial is live on the Internet, as is Deadliest Catch’s second Catchcon

A memorial service for Cornelia Marie captain and Deadliest Catch star Phil Harris is being broadcast live on the Internet tonight as part of the show’s second-annual Catchcon gathering. Harris died in early February, and his death will be part of the current season of the show. Catchcon takes place all day tomorrow and includes …

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Hidden immunity idols will return in Survivor 21, but with a change due to Russell

Survivor‘s 21st season (which is heading to Nicaragua) will again include hidden immunity idols, but they won’t be hidden in the same way we’ve seen for the past few seasons thanks to Russell Hantz. The near-downpour of idols has changed the game these past few seasons, both in good ways (some great TV) and in …

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RuPaul’s Drag Race renewed as second-season finale leads to absurd charges of racism

RuPaul’s Drag Race ended its second season this week, as RuPaul chose Tyra Sanchez, aka James Moss, as the winner over Raven, aka David Petruschin, the runner-up, a controversial decision that has caused some fans to moronically accuse RuPaul of racism. The finale was the network’s most-watched show ever, with 633,000 viewers. Because of that, …

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Survivor is Canada’s most-popular TV show, leading American Idol

Canadians can’t apply for Survivor, but they certainly watch it: Survivor Heroes vs. Villains is the most-popular TV show in Canada, although American Idol is a close second despite the fact that Canadians have (update:had) their own Idol. CanWest reports that 2.9 million Canadians watch, which “makes Survivor the most-watched weekly TV program in the …

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Matty pled not guilty to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone

Big Brother 9‘s Matthew McDonald was “arraigned Wednesday after being indicted Tuesday on a charge of conspiracy to distribute oxycodone,” and pled not guilty, the AP reports. Citing “a person familiar with the investigation,” the AP reports that “authorities allege that McDonald supplied oxycodone to ‘Big Brother 9’ winner Adam Jasinski.” Adam also pled not …

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