Thursday Morning Update

Julianne Hough

Julianne Hough

The Bachelorette: After campaigning to be the next Bachelor, now Jeremy Anderson says reality television was a “one-time thing.”

Dancing With the Stars: Julianne Hough downplays her trip to the hospital. Professional dancers say Cheryl and Lacey should lose weight. Ousted dancer Toni says she thinks Cloris will make it to the top three.

American Idol: Can the show still produce bona fide singing stars?

America’s Next Top Model: A recap of last night’s episode.

Survivor: Predictions for tonight’s episode, in which romance and back-stabbing will ensue.

Top Chef: Tom Colicchio’s new restaurant costs $150 per person and six weeks to book a table.

Stylista: This new show features plenty of cat-fighting. Wrrrow!

Project Runway: Fan-favorite designer Korto says her dream client is Oprah.

Real Housewives of Atlanta: A recap of Tuesday night’s episode.

Real Housewives of NYC: Newest housewife Kelly Killoren Bensimon dishes on her opinions of the other housewives.

Random bits: Modelville, Tyra Banks latest show, forces Top Model rejects to live together. Could this be Bravo’s Project Runway replacement?

Tuesday Morning Update

America’s Next Top Model: The remaining girls in Cycle 11 will be headed to Amsterdam. Next season’s girls (Cycle 12) may be going to Brazil.

Real Housewives of Atlanta: Answers to those burning questions: Who is Big Poppa and how come we don’t see Lisa Hartwell’s kids on the show? Another Atlanta resident complains about the show and its portrayal of “housewives.”

Danny "GC" Brown


Survivor: Interviews with ousted castaway GC galore! Here’s one from Deadbolt. GC tells People he lost 23 pounds. GC says he knew that Sugar had the idol

Project Runway: Season Two winner Chloe Dao presents her fall collection in Houston, credits Runway with her success. Former Runway designer Nick Verreos details what the Runway wrap party was like. Lifetime wants to move Runway dispute to federal court.

The Rachel Zoe Project: A lovely review of the show’s first season.

The Hills: Audrina tells Justin “I’m done.” (But previews for next week show she goes running back to him).

The Amazing Race: Marisa and Brooke discuss why they were sent home.

Friday Morning Update

Nikki McKibbin

Nikki McKibbin

American Idol: Season one contestant Nikki McKibbin says Simon’s verbal abuse led her to drugs, depression. Paula Abdul is angry after learning what her co-stars make.

Project Runway: No surprise — Leanne won the final prize. Leanne say she wants to be like Michael Kors. Stella “Leatha” Zotis capitalizing on newfound fame, will open an NYC store. Runway contestant and Nice Guy Joe Faris says sassy finalist Kenley “didn’t have the best social skills.”

Survivor: GC is out, Fang starts to crumble.

Real Housewives of Atlanta: The real real housewives of Atlanta hate this show. Like most reality tv stars, NeNe Leakes has dreams of becoming an actress.

The Bachelorette: DeAnna and Jesse visit the happiest place on Earth.

WorkOut: Jackie Warner’s boot camp costs $6,000.

America’s Next Top Model: A recap of Wednesday’s episode (which featured never aired scenes from the season).

The Biggest Loser: Rejected Loser contestant Shellay Cremen says she didn’t mind the different teams twist.

Random bits: ABC will air “Super Manny” show.

Wednesday Morning Update

Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag

Lauren Conrad and Heidi Montag


The Hills: BIG NEWS! Lauren and Heidi are spotted reconciling. Heidi asks her sister to move out in Monday’s episode. Was she wrong to do that? Lauren hints that she’s ready to leave the Hills.

Project Runway: Check out this summary of each contestant’s fashion week shows and which one will probably win (LeAnne). Contestants aren’t allowed to reproduce anything they design on the show.

American Idol: Simon Cowell makes $36 million a year from Idol, or $22,000 a minute he does the show.

Survivor: Check out this preview for Thursday’s episode. My guess on the strained alliance —  could it be Charlie and Marcus?

The Bachelorette: Trista and Ryan are expecting baby number two, tabloid says.

Jon and Kate Plus 8: Summary of Monday’s episode, in which Jon stays at home with the kids while Kate is on a trip to New York. Another quick summary of Monday’s episodes.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Bethenny Frankel, of the show’s New York version, blogs about this show, saying it is “unbelievable to watch this level of conspicuous consumption.” She adds that it is “wildly entertaining,” and says the women appear to stay true to who they are.

Rocco DiSpirito/Getty

Rocco DiSpirito/Getty

Dancing With the Stars: Rocco DiSpirito was kicked off the show after his disappointing samba routine.

Amazing Race: A summary of Sunday night’s episode. Mark and Bill blame their game-ending mistake on lack of oxygen due to the high altitude.

Girls Next Door: Holly says that she isn’t upset Hef has started dating twins.

The Rachel Zoe Project: Is another season in the works? Zoe says she’d love to do it.

Monday Morning Update

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Survivor: Jacque Berg says she was secretly in an alliance with Sugar and Ace. In this interview Jacque says being in Africa was a total detox from our techology-crazed society.

Dancing with the Stars: After being criticized for her heavier frame, Cheryl Burke’s friends are speaking out.

The Hills: Audrina says she was picked on in high school for having guy friends.

The Bachelorette: DeAnna says she wasn’t impressed with Jesse when she first met him. DeAnna and Jesse win reality TV award. The lovebirds are urging their fans to write to ABC to get their wedding televised.

Random bits: Ted Allen’s Food Detective show was renewed for a second season. Jay Manuel denies that his new show, “Operation Fabulous,” is a Top Model spin-off.

TOP TV PICKS for Monday, Oct. 13: Jon and Kate Plus 8 at 9/8 central. And The Hills at 10/9 central.

Thursday Morning Update

Holly and Hugh, Bridget and Kendra

Holly and Hugh, Bridget and Kendra

America’s Next Top Model: A recap of last night’s episode.

The Girls Next Door: Hugh Hefner confirms his break-up with Holly.

Survivor: Check out this great dissection of the tease for tonight’s episode. Paloma knew she was going home before Tribal Council.

Project Runway: It’s the news all Runway fans have been dreading. The show may not air until at least next summer as the legal wrangling continues.

The Amazing Race: Anthony and Stephanie blame their ouster on a string of bad taxis.

American Idol: Kellie Pickler, an Idol alumna, says she battled depression. Paris Bennett, another Idol alumna, gives birth to a baby girl. Jennifer Hudson’s debut album does well.

Dancing With the Stars: Kim Kardashian says she isn’t returning to the show.

Real Housewives of Atlanta: The women suffer from “new money syndrome,” an O.C. housewife says. The show isn’t good PR for black women, one blog says. This review calls the show “self-indulgent to the point of boredom.”

Jon and Kate and their eight children/TLC

Jon and Kate and their eight children/TLC

Jon and Kate Plus 8: Kate tries to get spa treatments once a month.

The Bachelorette: Looks like ABC wants to shoot another season of the show.

Top Chef: Meet Toby Young, the show’s new judge. Check out these bios of the Season Five contestants.

Random bits: Fame, not money, drives reality TV contestants. Will Omarosa and Donald Trump team up to film a dating show?

Monday Morning Update

American Idol: Former Idol contestant LaKisha Jones got married.

Jason Mesnick/ABC

Jason Mesnick/ABC

The Bachelor: Jason Mesnick picks hot Brazilian as a finalist for the show, currently filming.

Real Housewives of New York City: Bethenny plays favorites in this interview, saying the one housewife she’d like to be trapped on a desert island with is LuAnn.

Project Runway: Boo! No reunion show will air this week.

Top Chef: Ted Allen won’t return to the show.

Jon and Kate Plus 8: In a People magazine feature, J&K say they want to adopt a Korean baby

America’s Next Top Model: Tyra wants to see more women of different races on the runways. Clark Gilmer, the most recently rejected model, says she thinks Elina will win.

Spencer Pratt/MTV

Spencer Pratt/MTV

The Hills: Spencer denies starting Lauren and Justin Bobby rumor, then trashes her anyway.

Survivor: The show wins last week’s ratings war. Paloma says she thinks Marcus is playing the “sneakiest” game. A parents group is outraged over a “penis shot” that airs during Survivor. Paloma says she had no idea about the Marcus-Charlie alliance.

The Biggest Loser: Jerry Skeabeck said he couldn’t speak to his daughter while she was on the show.

Dancing With the Stars: Misty May-Treanor suffers an injury.