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.

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.

Tuesday Morning Update

The Bachelorette: Some of DeAnna’s men have developed a bromance. DeAnna: Jesse and I were two different people. (Another take on her People magazine interview by Reality TV World.)

Natalie/ABC

Natalie/ABC

The Bachelor: Rejected bachelorette Natalie says she wasn’t comfortable in front of the camera, admits she wasn’t ready to move to Seattle.

Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kim Zolciak says she and record producer Dallas Austin have parted ways; starts work on new album this year.

American Idol: Is Joanna Pacitti too pro for the show?

The Amazing Race: Check out the identities of the teams competing on next season, airing Feb. 15.

Tuesday Morning Update

Real Housewives of Orange County: (SPOILER) Gretchen’s fiance, Jeff, passed away in September, after filming for the show ends.

Real World: Brooklyn: Check out these amazing pics of their loft.

America’s Next Top Model: Judge Nigel Barker has a baby.

Whitney Port/MTV

Whitney Port/MTV

The City: More on Whitney’s fake job.

The Rachel Zoe Project: After interview in which Rachel says she doesn’t think she’s too thin, now comes this alarming photo.

American Idol: Fantasia Barrino, former Idol winner, faces foreclosure…Depressed Paula Abdul fan had previously tried to commit suicide in front of her house.

The Amazing Race: Nick and Starr say half of the race is pure luck.

Random bits: Bravo renews Million Dollar Listing, Rachel Zoe, and Flipping out. (Yes!)

Monday Morning Update

Top Chef: A recap of last week’s episode.

The Hills: I love it! A manifesto into the real lives of the Hills stars vs. the fake lives they portray on the show… Audrina and Justin Bobby are back on.

Project Runway: Tim Gunn is worried no one will ever see the show’s sixth season.

The Amazing Race: No surprise here, front-runners Nick and Starr win.

The Bachelorette: DeAnna Pappas was spotted partying in Boston.

Survivor: Episode recap from last week (confession: I bawled the first half)…In an interview, ousted castaway Corinne is even more bitchy than on the show, and won’t own up to the fact that she got out-played… Corinne says fake immunity idol shows Sugar’s “true colors.”

The Real World: Check out cast bios for next season.

Real Housewives of New York City: Alex McCord is writing a book on parenting.

The Rachel Zoe Project: I die. Rachel Zoe will return for a second season…  What you didn’t know about her assistant, Taylor.

Random bits: Looks like brief appearances on The Hills wasn’t enough for People’s Revolution head Kelly Cutrone, now she is doing her own reality series…Celebrity Apprentice roster is revealed… A contestant on “A Double Shot at Love” is killed in a car crash.

Wednesday Morning Update

American Idol: Simon Cowell gushes about Britney Spears’ performance on the British version of the show. Next season the show will allow contestants to be more “emotional.” Check out this list of rumored Season Eight finalists for the show.

Dallas and Toni

Dallas and Toni/Amazing Race

The Amazing Race: Ousted contestant Dallas says he and fellow contestant Starr have been dating for six months.

The Hills: Heidi and Spencer call into the after show to confirm their still-not-yet legal marriage. Audrina denies calling Lauren a slut on her blog.

The Real World: Check out this sneak peek into the Brooklyn season, with some hilarious cast bios, including a hipster Mormon. Some details on what the house looks like that the Brooklyn cast lived in.

The Bachelor: One Montana grandmother has put together a petition to get Jesse Csincsak on the show.

Survivor: One blogger’s argument for why Crystal and Kenny shouldn’t win the $1 million. Next season starts Feb. 12.

Top Chef: Ousted cheftestant Richard Sweeney says the judging on last week’s episode took between seven to eight hours, even though only about 15 minutes aired.

Project Runway: Season Four winner Christian Siriano to design a line of purses and shoes for Payless.

Random bits: The L.A. Times notes the lack of enthusiasm Britney Spears seems to have in her performances, and notes her MTV-aired interviews showed mood swings.

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

Danny

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.