the alliance whacks Gretchen. On the day Gretchen was profiled by her local paper, the Richard-led alliance shockingly stabbed her in the back. Also in Survivor news, Rudy goes fishing.
even Big Brother’s slipping ratings have helped CBS.For the first time since the 1994 Olympics, CBS was on top in the 18 to 49 demo in the ratings, thanks to Survivor and Big Brother. That’s despite the fact that wondering “Will Karen run out of Kleenex?” is about the most interesting thing about Big Brother, …
what reality TV shows should learn from one another.Confession: I sort of wrote this piece for Salon.com. But hey, it’s still a good analysis of what these shows are doing right and what they still need to learn.
WB orders 13 episodes of Making the Band: the female version.The WB will enter the reality TV fray next January with a Making the Band clone. Popstars will follow the formation of an all-female pop band. Spice Girls, anyone?
spoiler: O-Town changes brewing on Making the Band.[spoiler: highlight to read] Although it’s obvious that Ikaika hasn’t had the easiest time on Making the Band, E! Online’s Wanda reports that will actually leave the band because of his overbearing brother’s influence. Plus, Wanda confirms that the remaining five pick one of the original 25–not Bryan …
Stacey, B.B. to star in Survivor-themed Reebok commercials. During tonight’s Survivor, the first commercial featuring an ex-castaway Stacey will air. And soon, B.B. will also hawk the island’s official footwear in a 30-second spot.
just wait: Big Brother will get better. In Ironminds, Pamela Ribon dissects the show, and is optimistic about its future, saying it “will get more popular” as cast members are kicked off.
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