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Shocking and ridiculous things Jeff Probst said about Survivor and Twitter

Yesterday, a panel of CBS Television Studios-affiliated people talked to some TV critics about how they’re using Twitter. That included Survivor host Jeff Probst, who participated along with writers from The Good Wife, and NCIS’ Pauley Perrette and LL Cool J. It was moderated by Twitter’s Chloe Sladden. During the session, Jeff said some interesting …

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Jeff Probst: Survivor returnee was cast because of Twitter, which has “a direct impact”

Jeff Probst said today that Survivor South Pacific‘s casting twist happened because of a poll on Twitter, and that seems to be a reference to the somewhat random casting of Ozzy Lusth, who returns along with Ben “Coach” Wade for the season that recently concluded taping and will debut in September. Talking to TV critics, …

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Snooki won’t be on Dancing with the Stars, which is trying to get actual stars

For its 13th season, Dancing with the Stars is doing something incredible: searching for actual stars. Its cast is often filled with reality stars and virtually unknown people. Following up on a TMZ report that said the show was seeking “more high profile” cast members, msnbc reported that a show “insider” confirmed that it “is …

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Whale Wars will spin-off series following Sea Shepherd’s new Faroe Islands campaign

Animal Planet announced today that Whale Wars will spin-off a companion series that follows Sea Shepherd’s efforts to stop pilot whale slaughter in the Danish territory of the Faroe Islands. The Faroe Islands Project “began filming July 15 and will continue through the end of the Sea Shepherd’s ‘Operation Ferocious Isles’ campaign. No airdate or …

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Hope fades for something to happen on Big Brother besides Brenchel fighting

I was very, very close to deleting Sunday’s episode of Big Brother mid-episode, as the editors cut between Brendon doing his underbite pout and having the same fake-tears fight with Rachel that those dysfunctional twits always have, and the shameless promotion for the absolutely awful-looking forthcoming reality series Same Name, which David Hasselhoff showed up …

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