Tuesday Morning Update

DeAnna Pappas/ABC

DeAnna Pappas/ABC

The Bachelorette: Word is that new Bachelorette Jillian Harris may be lying to and manipulating the men on her show…Another report says Harris is preparing to be edgy in advance of filming for the show…Former bachelorette DeAnna Pappas says she didn’t travel to New Zealand to woo Jason back.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kim skips out on her own charity event…Housewife NeNe Leakes will be writing a book called “Never Make the Same Mistake Twice.”

America’s Next Top Model: It’s tough for short models to succeed in fashion…Two former Top Model contestants have landed in the pages of Vogue…New policies adopted for auditions after the riot.

The Amazing Race: Flight attendants Christie and Jodi are eliminated from the race…What it is like to audition for the show

The Real World: The show is looking for roommates in Alabama.

American Idol: Ousted singer Alexis Grace says it was hard being away from her child while filming the show…David Cook condemns crazed fans who look up his hotel rooms…Are the contestants lip-synching the group numbers?

Dancing With The Stars: Contestant Melissa says there’s no jealousy or cat fights on the show…The show is inching closer to American Idol in ratings war.

Bethenny Frankel/WireImage.com

Bethenny Frankel/WireImage.com

The Real Housewives of New York City: Housewife Bethenny Frankel releases her book on dieting.

Celebrity Apprentice: A recap of Sunday’s episode, where the women finally lose. 

The Real Housewives of New Jersey: A peek at the ladies who will be starring in Bravo’s latest installment in the “Real Housewives” series.

The Hills: Audrina Partridge starts filming for her own reality show…Lauren Conrad’s clothing line is shut down.

The Bachelor: Former Bachelor Andrew Firestone and his wife have a baby boy.

Random bits: In defense of reality television…Families tell what it’s like to be filmed for a reality TV show.

Wednesday Morning Update

The City: Whitney Port and her rocker boyfriend, Jay Lyon, broke up on Monday.

Whitney Port/Exposay.com

Whitney Port/Exposay.com

Dancing With the Stars: Belinda Carlisle is the first celebrity cut from the show…Celebrity dancer Steve-O says he’s feeling better after his back injury.

America’s Next Top Model: Tyra promises a second chance for models that had to leave audition due to a riot.

Real Housewives of New York City: Housewife Bethenny Frankel says the rumor she is dating baseball player Alex Rodriguez is untrue, but wouldn’t mind if he called…And a little bit more about how Bethenny stays so thin…LuAnn bashes the editing of the show in an interview with W magazine…Housewife Alex McCord was laid off from her job at Victoria’s Secret.

American Idol: Is there a juicy tell-all book in the works? (I hope so.)…Judge Paula Abdul says she’s looking for a soulmate, wants children…A recap of this week’s show…ousted Idol contestant Jorge Nunez blames a cultural differences on being voted off.

Millionaire Matchmaker: Man featured on the show says he’s happy the show allowed him to show off his resort.

Top Chef: Former cheftestant Carla Hall talks about how she stays skinny and eats what she wants.

Jon and Kate Plus 8: A recap of Monday night’s episode…TLC is capitalizing on the show’s success.

The Hills: Spencer tells the View ladies that Heidi’s mom really doesn’t like him.

The Real World: Brooklyn: Housemate Ryan Conklin said he’s excited to be called to duty in Iraq.

Random bits: Get ready for the Real Housewives of New Jersey.

Is American Idol rigged?

Someone who works on the staff of the hit reality show American Idol is running around telling people that the show is rigged and the top four have already been chosen.

American Idol contestant Lil Rounds/FOX

American Idol contestant Lil Rounds/FOX

According to the New York Daily News:

The female “AI” worker told a “group of people that the last four are going to be Danny Gokey, Lil Rounds, Adam Lambert and Alexis Grace,” said our insider. Asked if this was opinion or actual fact, the staffer vehemently retorted, “Those ARE the people,” saying it wasn’t mere speculation.

Tuesday Morning Update

Real Housewives of New York: Housewife and stuck-up socialite Kelly Killoren Bensimon was arrested for allegedly hitting her boyfriend.

Kelly Killoren Bensimon

Kelly Killoren Bensimon

Dancing With the Stars: Check out former Girls Next Door star Holly Madison and Bachelor reject Melissa Rycroft on the show’s Monday premiere….Another recap of the show with Melissa gushing about the experience.

The City: Is heartbroken Whitney Port ready for life in the big city?

Jon and Kate Plus 8: Jon Gosselin denies marital troubles.

American Idol: The season really begins now…Entertainment Weekly has advice for the final 13.

Survivor: Camera-operator has seizure while interviewing Jeff ProbstSurvivor: China winner Todd Herzog is dating a Spencer from Survivor: Tocantins.

The Amazing Race: Ousted racers Amanda and Kris talk about being on the show.

Real World: A fascinating look at what it’s like to audition for the Real World.

Monday Morning Update

Jon and Kate Plus 8: In Touch Weekly reports that Jon and Kate are having marital problems.

Melissa Rycroft/ABC

Melissa Rycroft/ABC

Dancing With the Stars: Rejected Bachelor contestant Melissa Rycroft’s 15 minutes of fame aren’t over yet — she will be on Dancing With the Stars.

Top Chef: Check out Season Five runner-up Stefan’s new clothing line.

The Bachelorette: Former Bachelorette and Bachelor star Trista Sutter says she’s hoping her second baby won’t be premature…Check out pictures from Trista’s baby shower…Former Bachelorette final rose winner Jesse Csincsak will be on America’s Most Wanted.

The Bachelor: Jason says he’s “not happy” with the criticism he’s received.

The Hills: Lauren says being on the show felt like leading a double life.

American Idol: Kanye West and Kelly Clarkson will be on the show on Wednesday.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Housewife Sheree Whitfield is being sued for not paying her legal bills for her divorce…The new housewife will be Kandi Burruss, a successful singer and songwriter.

America’s Next Top Model: A recap of last week’s premiere episode…A big turnout in Jacksonville for auditions for next season.

Monday Morning Update

The Hills: Audrina is determined to find the person who burglarized her house…Pictures of the show’s stars having

Jerry Sims/Survivor Credit: CBS

Jerry Sims/Survivor Credit: CBS

lunch on Saturday…Lauren Conrad writes a fiction novel that sounds suspiciously like her own life.

Survivor: Ousted castaway Jerry talks about his time on Tocantins.

The Bachelor: The big finale is tonight! The Seattle Times runs through all the possibilities for the “shocking” season finale…Jason tells People his decision on the final rose was “very difficult.”

Top Chef: Finalist Carla says Jamie, Audrina deserved to stay in Top Chef …Finalist Stefan says he’s still in love with Jamie, is working on a clothing line…A recap of the finale…Winner Hosea says he plans to open his own restaurant, is working with Whole Foods on its prepared foods.

America’s Next Top Model: The show is looking for short models for its next season…How the show compares the the edgy Make Me a Supermodel.

Patti Stanger

Patti Stanger

Millionaire Matchmaker: Patti Stanger says the recession hasn’t hurt her business one bit.

American Idol: Seattle Times blogger says the show has no clear fan favorite…Judge Paula Abdul says adding a fourth judge slows down the pace of the show…Three more final-12 singers are picked.

Real Housewives of Atlanta: Housewife Kim Zolciak sues her former publicist.

The Rachel Zoe Project: Contrary to rumors, Zoe’s rep says she is still working with stars Debra Messing and Cameron Diaz.

Dancing With the Stars: Actor Gilles Marini from “Sex and the City: The Movie” ends up in the hospital after rehearsal.

Random bits: Comedian Jerry Seinfeld to create reality show on marriage.

Monday Morning Update

Top Chef: Ousted chef Jeff says Hosea and Leah probably forgot the cameras were around when they kissed. NY Post thinks Stefan will be the winner. Jeff bashes judge Tom Colicchio.

Girls Next Door: Former Hugh Hefner girlfriend Kendra Wilkinson is working on a new reality show.

Real Housewives of New York City: Always-together couple Alex and Simon say their son will be featured more in season two.

The Bachelor: Chris Harrison says he tries to gently guide the bachelor during Rose Ceremony deliberations.

American Idol: Alleged names of the 36 semi-finalists are unveiled. Former Idol contestant Jennifer Hudson sings the national anthem at the Super Bowl.

Jon and Kate Plus 8: Kate gives advice to the California mother of octuplets.

Random bits: CBS to film reality show on desperate singles who are willing to enter into arranged marriages.