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How the Survivor jury voted, and horrifying news about Probst’s Hantz vs. Hantz idea

The Survivor South Pacific jury’s votes have been revealed by its members, and all but three voted for winner Sophie Clarke. Meanwhile, Brandon Hantz has horrifying news about his return to the game, which is even more terrifying considering Jeff Probst’s ridiculous, franchise-killing plan to bring back Russell Hantz to face off against his nephew. …

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A younger, female judge will be added to America’s Got Talent as part of its makeover

America’s Got Talent added Howard Stern as a judge and will also add a fourth judge, according to executive producer Simon Cowell, who said the show needs a makeover as it approaches its seventh season. The judge will be “somebody younger. A girl. Someone who will not be afraid of Sharon [Osbourne] and Howard and …

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Ozzy, Coach, Cochran, Brandon, and that other Hantz dominate, but Sophie wins Survivor

Sophie Clarke won six of the Survivor South Pacific jury members’ votes and thus the $1 million prize, beating Benjamin “Coach” Wade and Albert Destrade, with Ozzy Lusth taking the $100,000 fan favorite prize in the largest margin in the show’s history. Despite her clear victory, however, Sophie was screwed over: by the editing and …

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Salani, Manono are the tribes that will live together on Survivor One World

Survivor One World was confirmed as the 24th season of the show during Survivor South Pacific‘s live reunion, as host Jeff Probst confirmed details of the twist–two tribes living on the same beach–that leaked earlier this fall. Probst explained that the two tribes will “compete against each other while living together on one island. They’ll …

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History Channel’s Pawn Stars, reality TV make it the fifth-most popular cable channel

The History Channel’s reality shows have propelled the network to become the fifth-most popular network on cable, behind only USA, Disney, TNT, and ESPN; last year, it was number eight. Pawn Stars, which is getting a spin-off, is largely responsible for that growth. While the network is planning to air some scripted shows, its brand …

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