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Bachelor Sean sex; Duck Dynasty crushes Idol; Ryan Lochte Bachelor confusion; history of MTV’s Buzzkill

  • Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici had sex during filming of The Bachelor, according to a tabloid, which says his born-again virgin thing wasn’t real.
  • A&E’s Duck Dynasty continues to be an insane hit: its season finale Wednesday was watched by 9.6 million viewers, making it “the most-watched series telecast in network history among all key demos,” according to the network, which noted that the show’s rating among 18 to 49-year-olds “was also 34% stronger than last night’s top broadcast show, American Idol.”
  • Ryan Lochte says he rejected Dancing with the Stars and The Bachelor. But an ABC executive says he was never offered the show.
  • Speaking of him, What Would Ryan Lochte Do if he found out his E! reality show had a low-rated debut–even though it was surprisingly fun?
  • Project Runway ended its 11th season and has a winner.
  • Real Housewives of Atlanta star Porsha Stewart says she learned she was getting divorced on Twitter.
  • Remember Buzzkill, the MTV show from the ’90s? The Awl has a detailed history of the show, from its creation to its cancellation to its odd disappearance.
  • Brain Games became NatGeo’s highest-rated series debut in the network’s history, probably due to the amazing mind-fucking examples, though that it has a hot host probably didn’t hurt.
  • How will American Idol deal with the extra week it has because the judges didn’t use their save? Theories include a non-elimination week and a two-week finale.
  • Sharon Osbourne revealed that Ozzy has relapsed but “We’re not getting divorced. … We’re dealing with it.”
  • A producer is casting for families who live in The Oaks, the neighborhood where Justin Bieber, Kourtney Kardashian, the Jacksons, and others live.
  • There’s now a Pawn Stars slot machine.
  • Teen Mom 2‘s Jenelle Evans was arrested for posession of heroin but says it’s not her heroin.
  • Billy the Exterminator, aka William Patrick Bretherton, pled guilty to marijuana posession after being arrested along with his wife in a hotel room, where they had synthetic marijuana; he received a 60-day suspended sentence and a year of probation, plus treatment for substance abuse.
  • If you have the same name as a contestant on a reality show, expect to get nude photos tweeted at you; that’s what happened to a Northwestern grad student Kristin Thomas, whose name on Twitter is @KrisThomas, prompting The Voice fans to confuse a white female with black male The Voice contestant Kris Thomas.
  • Here’s another behind-the-scenes look at the Top Chef cruise.
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