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Pregnant Food Network Star contestant, husband murdered

A man has been charged with the murder of Food Network Star cast member Cristie Schoen Codd and her husband, Joseph “JT” Codd. She was 38 and five months pregnant; her husband was 45. Her Facebook page has public photos, posted last fall, of their wedding. They were reported missing Sunday, which Food Network Gossip reported on; Tuesday, a man was charged …

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All of DWTS’ backhanded compliments for Shark Tank’s Robert

Shark Tank and Dragon’s Den star Robert Herjavec received the fourth-highest score, a 28, on the premiere of Dancing with the Stars‘ 20th season. In other words, he did quite well! He also got a lot of backhanded compliments for his performance. Yes, the story of Robert’s dance routine–a faux Shark Tank set with other dancers sitting in as the sharks, …

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X Factor judges fired for incredibly awful comments

Two judges on New Zealand’s The X Factor were fired today following their awful, cruel comments to a contestant last night during the second season’s first live episode. Natalia Kills and Willy Moon, who are married, joined the show as coach/mentors. After contestant Joe Irvine performed, Natalia accused him of plagiarizing her husband’s look. Via …

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Robert Durst arrested because of The Jinx, just before The Jinx’s finale

In another remarkable moment for HBO documentary series The Jinx, its subject, Robert Durst, has been arrested in connection with the murder of his friend Susan Berman in Los Angeles. He was arrested Saturday at a Marriott in New Orleans, and The Times-Picayune reports that “The FBI Violent Crimes Task Force directed the arrest.” ABC 7 …

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King of the Nerds’ title is no longer irrelevant

After two seasons of having a female winner and thereby making its title factually inaccurate, King of the Nerds has a male winner. The final two, Ben and Jonathan, were two male Ph.D.s, ensuring a male winner before the final challenge. As Amanda said, “I guess a guy finally had to win eventually, so I guess …

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