Friday Morning Update


DeAnna Pappas and Jason Mesnick/ABC

DeAnna Pappas and Jason Mesnick/ABC


The Bachelorette: DeAnna gives tips on how to land new Bachelor Jason Mesnick.

The Hills: Ratings are down for the new season. Why Spencer was right to be mad at Heidi when her sister shows up to stay with them.  More evidence the Hills is scripted. Former “Laguna Beach” and “Hills” star Jason Wahler is trying to hide his wild past.

American Idol: Five things Jim Cantiello learned by auditioning for the show. Sanjaya to appear on an insurance commercial.

Project Runway: More recaps of this week’s show: From Entertainment Weekly. From TV Squad. Gawker’s live blog during the show

America’s Next Top Model: One of the models is from Hawaii (and currently is a go-go dancer.)

Supernanny: ABC to air men’s version of the show.

A Shot at Love: Tila Tequila’s new love interest, Courtenay Semel, is cited for allegedly striking a hotel security guard.

The Biggest Loser: A woman sues second-season champion Matt Hoover for claiming to be a personal trainer and causing her bodily harm.

The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency: The show’s namesake talks about what it’s like to have your own show after spending years on America’s Next Top Model.

Flipping Out: The painting of Jeff’s housekeeper went for 10K in an online auction.

Random bits: Reality TV pioneer Margaret Wilkinson dies.

Tuesday Morning Update


The Hills/MTV

The Hills/MTV



The Hills: Check out this live blog of last night’s Season Four premiere. Spencer and Heidi want to get married on live television. Listen to Heidi’s new song.

The Real World:  Pictures of the housemates for the show’s Brooklyn season have surfaced. Casting for Season 22 begins. Beth Stolarczyk from Season Two is pregnant and married.

The Bachelorette: What DeAnna’s friends say about Jesse. An update on former contestant Ryan Hoag’s (he was the virgin) football dreams.

Project Runway: Kelli Martin’s popularity soars in Ohio after being on the show. Martin discusses her auf-ing and why she’s angry about how it went down. More about this season’s PR designer (and last week’s winner) Keith Bryce. Wrrrow! Cat fight between Runway judge Nina Garcia and another Elle editor.

Dancing With the Stars: A burglar has stolen items from two of the show’s dancing pros. 

A Shot at Love: Are they serious? Yep, this show is prepping for Season Three.

Top Chef: Check out New York Magazine’s guide to Chef spoilers and updates.

American Idol: Singers trying out for the show shouldn’t audition in the morning.

Random bits: Do you remember that reality school that grooms students for reality show stardom? AdAge has the inside scoop on what the school is like. There may be a reality show airing about a Katy, Texas football team.

Wednesday Morning Update


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Lauren, Whitney and Audrina from the Hills (Credit: Marla Rutherford/Entertainment Weekly)


The Hills: Lauren Conrad says tour buses come to her house 15-20 times a day.

The Mole: A more detailed explanation of how Mark Lambrecht won the game.

The Bachelorette: Poor Jason Mesnick! Not enough women wanted to pay $125 to spend the night with him. What DeAnna and Jesse are doing to be a normal couple.

Flipping Out: Jeff Lewis is going to let housekeeper Zoila sell her birthday-present painting and keep the money.

Project Runway: Brooke Shields to guest-judge in this preview video for tonight’s episode.

The Real World: Filming begins in Brooklyn

America’s Next Top Model: Cycle 11 cast members are revealed.

A Shot at Love: Tila Tequila’s has a new girlfriend.

What Not to Wear: A sneak peek at the show’s upcoming Philadelphia-based fashion victims.

Friday Morning Update

It’s a slow news day thanks to the Fourth of July. Here’s what I could dig up:

The Bachelorette: Curious about Jason Mesnick’s ex? Watch this video clip with her in it.

Flipping Out: Chris Keslar talks about being on the show, what he thinks of the nanny-cam and if he would ever date his boss, Jeff Lewis.

A Shot at Love 2: Tila Tequila posts a profanity-laden rant on her MySpace.

The Bachelor: OMG, Paula Abdul’s ex may be the next Bachelor

The Hills: Season 4 starts airing next month.