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.

Jesse Csincsak: Bachelor Jason Mesnick wasn’t pressured by producers

 

Jesse Csincsak and Jason Mesnick/ABC

Jesse Csincsak and Jason Mesnick/ABC

Former Bachelorette contestant Jesse Csincsak is defending the Bachelor Jason Mesnick for his very public break-up with Melissa Rycroft to In Touch Weekly.

 Csincsak said Jason didn’t plan the break-up in advance. “We’re both from Ohio, and I believe him when he says he didn’t plan any of this.”

He said DeAnna also introduced him to Holly, his current girlfriend who is on the Bachelor: London Calling season. 

“After we broke up, I called Holly and said, “Hey, would you like to come out to Colorado and go snowboarding?” So far, it’s great! We’re just taking it slow.”

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.

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.

Monday Morning Update

 

Jesse Csincsak/ABC

Jesse Csincsak/ABC

The Bachelorette: Looks like Jesse Csincsak has moved on already. He confirms he is dating Bachelor bachelorette Holly Durst who was on the London Calling season.

The Bachelor: Rejected bachelorette Kari Fajen says she is rooting for widow Stephanie.

The  Real World: The next season will be in Cancun.

American Idol : Former contestant Ace Young will host Idol Extra show.

Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kim Zolciak is allegedly dating “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis. Housewife NeNe Leakes and Kim may be friends again.

Survivor: A peak at tryouts for the next season.

Random bits: A former Dallas Cowboys football star pitches a reality show that allows the winner a spot on the Cowboys’ training camp.

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

Dancing With the Stars: Brooke Burke wins Season Seven, beating out former football pro Warren Sapp and N’Sync star Lance Bass. Brooke says she is keeping the mirror ball trophy in her kids’ room. Some of the professional dancers are questioning Julianne Hough’s decision to leave the show.

America’s Next Top Model: Finalist Analeigh talks about choking on her Cover Girl shoot.

Survivor: This week’s episode isn’t new, it’s just a clip show. Ousted castaway Randy says Survivor is like an all-expenses paid vacation.

Project Runway: Season Two finalist Daniel Vosovic is promoting his book on fashion.

Top Chef: Former cheftestant-turned-Top Chef-culinary supervisor Lee Anne Wong says the show isn’t as carefully put together as it seems. And, what does “New American” mean anyway?

The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kim Zolciak has nothing but nice things to say about NeNe in this People magazine interview. (She also discloses more about Big Papa and her true age.) And Kim isn’t posing for Playboy, which she hinted at in a recent interview.

The Bachelorette: What Jessse Csincsak has been up to since DeAnna broke up with him.

The Bachelor: Sarah Brice said Charlie O’Connell’s excessive drinking was a factor in their break up last year.

Jon and Kate Plus 8: The controversy over whether J&K are being exploitive.

Rachel Zoe Project: Brad is still employed as her assistant (thank god!)