Thursday Morning Update

Top Chef: Stephanie wins! Read a recap here. The Chicago Tribune story (don’t miss live chat at 1 p.m. Central Time.) Ready for Top Chef Junior?

Real Housewives: Coming soon…Real Housewives of Atlanta.

America’s Next Top Model: Casting continues, must be between 18-27 years of age and at least 5 feet, 7 inches tall.

The Bachelor: London Calling: Did Matt and Shayne split up?

The Hills: Details of Brody Jenner’s “Bromance” show released.

The Mole: Eliminated contestant Liz Cain talks about why her strategy of putting all her eggs in one basket didn’t work.


Wednesday Morning Update

Real Housewives of Orange County: An update on how the women are doing, plus the surprises in store for next season.

The Bachelorette: Why is Twilley still there?

Top Chef: Tom Colicchio explains the judges’ choices. Stephanie Izard chats with the Chicago Tribune. The story of how Padma went from American immigrant to host of Top Chef.

American Idol: David Archuleta signs a record deal.

Friday Morning Update

Apologies for missing yesterday’s update. Here’s a bigger update to make up for it:

The Hills: The girls play nice for Rolling Stones cover. Barack Obama reads a shout-out to the Hills during Letterman’s Top Ten.

The Bachelor London Calling: Ousted bachelorette Amanda goes on Oprah, says she confronts Matt in next week’s reunion show. Another, more in-depth, interview written up by Reality TV World.

American Idol: Brooke talks about her departure from the show in a conference call. Here’s USA Today’s take. And Insider Online’s write-up. Simon’s first kiss calls into the show, leaving him flustered. Paula Abdul’s song mix-up isn’t that unusual for the show, blogger says.

Top Chef: Read Slashfood’s recap of the last episode, where making a $10 dinner proved too much for some contestants.

Real Housewives: Yes, it’s true. There will be a Real Housewives of New Jersey.

Dancing With the Stars: Shannon Elizabeth plays coy about possible romance with her dancing partner.

Workout: Spoiler alert! Brian Peeler to leave the show.

Reality TV shows: Expert says they portray dangerous images of women.