Survivor Australia runner-up Colby Donaldson is joining Rachael Ray’s daytime show as “a regularly featured ‘content buddy,’ hanging out at Rayâ€™s kitchen table and dishing about what men really want,” according to Us Weekly. With Elisabeth Hasselbeck serving as The View women’s naive piñata, this makes him the second Survivor Australia to join a daytime… continue reading
Survivor Australia winner Tina Wesson has been cast in ABC’s hit drama Lost–that is, if an IMDB listing is to be believed. Tina will appear as a character named Alex Rousseau, according to the listing. Samuel L. Jackson is also listed as a second-season premiere guest star, which might add to the speculation that this… continue reading
Elisabeth is The View’s new co-host.Survivor Australia‘s Elisabeth Filarski Hasselbeck was selected by a unanimous vote of the four women of The View to be their new co-host. She beat out The Real World San Francisco‘s Rachel Campos, who previously lost the co-host spot to Lisa Ling, whose spot Elisabeth filled. Soap star Erin Hershey… continue reading
Survivor Australia’s Kel “stabbed repeatedly in a crowded bar while bystanders did nothing.” Rumors circulating online that Survivor Australia cast member Kel Gleason was attacked in a Canada bar are true, according to an interview he gave to Reality News Online. Kel says that he was in a bar when a man “asked if I… continue reading
Elisabeth, quarterback marry. Survivor 2‘s Elisabeth Filarski and Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Tim Hasselbeck got married on Saturday. The two met in college and announced their engagement last year. Elisabeth is currently hosting The Style For Less on Style network.
Tina charges $50,000 to speak; Ethan plans to stay with soccer, coaching kids. Survivor 2 winner Tina Wesson has burned through most of her $650,000 after-tax winnings on a house and other things, but she isn’t short on cash; she’s charging $50,000 per speaking engagement, and “[s]he’s booked for months,” according to The Fresno Bee…. continue reading
Amazing Race 2 couple want to challenge Survivor cast members. Although they were eliminated on The Amazing Race 2 this week, married couple Hope and Norm Davis don’t want to end their reality TV run quite yet. They want a Real World/Road Rules Challenge-style competition to take place between the first two casts of both… continue reading
Tina serves as spokesperson for rheumatoid arthritis foundation. Having fought rheumatoid arthritis herself, Tina is now serving as the national spokesperson for the Arthritis Foundation’s “Survive and Succeed” program. The Survivor 2 winner will speak in San Francisco on Wednesday about the disease.
Lex’s Luckydog signs with a label. Lex van den Berghe’s appearance on Survivor Africa may have left people thinking he and his gut were a bit whacked out, but it has helped his band, Luckydog, sign a record deal with SpunOut Records. Their debut album will be released next month; Lex tells MTV their music… continue reading
Survivor wins People’s Choice Award–again. Survivor 2 beat The Real World and Temptation Island to win the People’s Choice Award for best reality-based TV show.
fire consumes Michael’s office. Michael Skupin has again faced fire, this time at his office. The first day in his new offices, the building caught fire. Michael previously encountered fire during Survivor 2, when he fell face-first into the campfire. Michael says he thinks that with this latest fire, “God is trying to send me… continue reading
Survivor 2 production cards reveal biographical details, character roles. Small cards featuring photos and descriptions of each contestant on Survivor 2 have been published on the Survivor Sucks message board. According to the post, the cards were used by the camera operators “so they would know who each survivor was, and so they could pick… continue reading
a profile of Survivor’s doctor. The physician who was on-call when Michael fell in the fire serves as the medical director of Mark Burnett’s Eco Challenge–and, of course, Survivor. Although he’ll be hosting his own show soon, called MedQuest, he says, “I enjoy being on the scene, being able to do the most at the… continue reading
Tina: this lifestyle is “definitely not anything I would choose for myself.” Although she’s hosting shows this week on HGTV, Survivor 2 winner Tina Wesson’s life hasn’t been quite as she expected; she says she misses her former life and wouldn’t do the show again nor recommend that anyone she knows go through the experience.
Rich found guilty of assault. Richard Hatch was convicted yesterday of assaulting his ex-boyfriend. The judge said he used “excessive force” and sentenced Rich to one year of probation. Rich will appeal the ruling. + plus: Survivor 2’s Michael Skupin unhurt after plane crash Sunday.