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.

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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.

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.

Lauren Conrad is leaving the Hills

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Lauren Conrad has officially confirmed she is leaving the Hills in an interview with Seventeen magazine. The fourth season will continue airing on MTV in March. The fourth season will be her last.

“My biggest thing with the show was that I wanted to walk away from it while it’s still a great thing,” she told Seventeen. “I always want to remember it that way. I gave MTV a deadline and said, ‘This is as long as I can do it and stay sane.’ ”

Friday Morning Update

America’s Next Top Model: Check out some of the girls that will be on the show’s 12th season airing in February.

The Bachelor: Ousted bachelorette Megan says producers kept handing her drinks the first night. A detailed preview of next week’s episode, which includes a trip to Seattle with the ladies and another precedent-setting Rose Ceremony. Oops, Megan says she told Jason she had commitment issues.

The Hills: Lauren and Lo are moving out of their house and into a condo.

Lauren Conrad

Lauren Conrad

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

American Idol: Producers apologize to contestant for interpreting his Southern charm as a veiled threat.

Bromance: Brody Jenner says he really will hang out with the winner of his show.

The Real World: A recap of this week’s episode.

Random bits: Ex-Survivor castaway Elisabeth Hasselbeck is pregnant with her third child.

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

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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.

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.