Monday Morning Update

The Bachelor: Chris Harrison says Jason Mesnick was protective of his son while shooting the show.

Dancing With the Stars: Derek Hough and Warren Sapp got into an altercation.

Top Chef: Read about last week’s episode in this recap. Padma Lakshmi says she wants to have children.

Real Housewives of Atlanta: Check out housewife Kim Zolciak singing karaoke in New York City. The reunion show had better ratings than the finale. Bob Whitfield’s ex-girlfriend dishes on Sheree.

The Biggest Loser: Families: Project Runway winner Christian Siriano to appear on the show.

Survivor: Last week’s clip episode definitely didn’t endear us to Corinne.

The Hills: The show filmed the couple’s wedding and honeymoon. But the marriage is not yet legal.

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.

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.

Monday Morning Update

Survivor: Interview with kicked-off castaway Michelle reveals she “cuddled” with fellow survivor Dan, but the producers chose to edit that out.

Jen Schefft/Getty Images

Jen Schefft/Getty Images

The Bachelor: Former Bachelor contestant Jen Schefft and former Bachelorette (yes, the one who rejected both men) is engaged.

The Amazing Race: A recap of last night’s season premiere episode.

The Biggest Loser: The team sent home first is shocked.

The Hills: OMG, are Heidi and Lauren going to reconcile? Check out pics of Audrina’s new million-dollar Hollywood Hills pad.

The Bachelorette: DeAnna and Jesse take a break from moving in together to make out.

Project Runway: I’m so confused. So it looks like Runway might not be moving to Lifetime just yet. 

Top Chef: Spike Mendelsohn’s new restaurant is cited by the Washington, D.C. Health Department.

Jennifer Hudson/John Spellman

Jennifer Hudson/John Spellman

American Idol: Simon Cowell says no to plastic surgery, yes to Botox. Jennifer Hudson’s new album includes her famous “Dreamgirls” song. Life after Idol: Former contestant Nikki McKibbin still singing…she hosts a weekly karaoke bash in Arlington, Texas.

America’s Next Top Model: The transgendered contestant, Isis, talks about how she got onto the show and why she got eliminated. The show moves to the Oxygen network. An episode summary from last week. What Alaska native Hannah had to say about her elimination.

Random bits: American Idol producers looking for a few good rocker dudes. Even reality shows are reflecting the reality of the sinking real estate market.

Monday Morning Update

America’s Next Top Model: Recently ousted Brittany Rubalcaba reflects on her Top Model experience. She also has some regrets for things she said on the show.

Project Runway: Lindsay Lohan to guest judge on next season’s premiere episode.

Dan Gheesling/CBS

Dan Gheesling/CBS

American Idol: David Cook has a release date for his album.

Big Brother: Dan Gheesling discusses his $500,000 win

Meet the Barkers: Travis Barker seriously injured in jet crash along with his friend DJ AM.

Kathy Griffin My Life on the D-List: The show might leave Bravo.

The Hills: It’s true, Audrina did move out.

The Biggest Loser: The first couple booted off says they are still losing weight.

Random bits: Find out which reality shows scored an Emmy last night.

Monday Morning Update


American Idol/FOX

American Idol/FOX



American Idol: The show adds a fourth judge. Former Idol-er Syesha Mercado says she’s “open to anything” when it comes to her music career. Former Idol contestant Brooke White still hasn’t seen an R-rated movie. How to manage the sudden fame and wealth that comes with being on Idol. Ruben Studdard allegedly owes over 100K in back taxes. Simon Cowell found some parts of Idol boring this year, intends to take bigger role now that the executive producer has left.

Dancing With the Stars: The show’s lineup is revealed, including reality show star Kim Kardashian.

The Bachelor: The next Bachelor Jason Mesnick says he’s pumped about the opportunity to date 25 women at once. Is it sexist that Mesnick isn’t being criticized, and is instead praised, for putting his son through that process again? Former Bachelor Jesse Palmer credits the show for landing him the ESPN gig.

The Apprentice: Reality star Khloe Kardasian to appear on the show’s celebrity version.

The Hills: Popcrunch has the astounding number that the stars of the Hills are paid per episode. Heidi shoots an 80s-themed music video.

Project Runway: Former Runway designer Nick Verreos delivers his hilarious take on the drag queen episode. A little bit about designer Kenley Collins’ past.

Survivor: What former survivor castaway Ethan Zohn has been up to since appearing on the show’s Africa edition.

Janice Dickinson’s Modeling Agency: How one ordinary guy ended up on the show.

The Biggest Loser: The producers dish on the upcoming family-themed season.

Random bits: Celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe is excited about her upcoming reality show.

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.