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.)



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.

BREAKING NEWS: DeAnna Pappas calls off engagement

DeAnna and Jesse have called off their engagement, according to Us Weekly magazine.

Jesse says that DeAnna broke up with him through a video on the couple’s Web site. DeAnna apparently told him “I love you, but I’m not in love with you anymore.”

I couldn’t be more shocked at this news! DeAnna and Jesse had me convinced they were going to make it to the alter, from setting the date to setting up the Web site.

Readers, what do you think? Did you see this coming?

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.

Wednesday Morning Update

The Bachelorette: DeAnna’s season of the Bachelorette up for an award.

DeAnna Pappas/ABC

DeAnna Pappas/ABC

Top Chef: More spoilers! Two more Season Five cheftestants revealed.

America’s Next Top Model: Predictions on tonight’s episode. Professional volleyball player Kim Glass has tried out for ANTM five times, but is too grounded for the show.

Big Brother: Keesha Smith leaves the house.

Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis/Us Weekly

Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis/Us Weekly

The Apprentice: Girls Gone Wild founder Joe Francis says he’s not doing the show’s celebrity edition.

Jon and Kate Plus 8: A recap of Monday night’s camping-tastic show.

The Bachelor: Remember the Nashville doctor, Travis Stork? He’s getting back into reality. Funny because this January 2008 article says he didn’t want to do TV after the Bachelor.

Million Dollar Listing: Season Two is over, but not without a near fist-fight in the finale.

The Rachel Zoe Project: Check out her cute, (sigh) gay male assistant.

WorkOut: Photos from a recent SkyLab retreat.

Tuesday Morning Update

I’ve got a lot of news to slog through today. More will be posted in the evening.

The Hills: A recap of last night’s episode

The Bachelorette: DeAnna is selling one of her rose ceremony dresses on Ebay.

Project Runway: Tim Gunn disses Miley’s style. A former Runway model’s take on this season.

Jon and Kate Plus 8: I stumbled across this blog which is the anit-hate page for the 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.

Tuesday Morning Update


The Hills/MTV

The Hills/MTV



The Hills: Check out this live blog of last night’s Season Four premiere. Spencer and Heidi want to get married on live television. Listen to Heidi’s new song.

The Real World:  Pictures of the housemates for the show’s Brooklyn season have surfaced. Casting for Season 22 begins. Beth Stolarczyk from Season Two is pregnant and married.

The Bachelorette: What DeAnna’s friends say about Jesse. An update on former contestant Ryan Hoag’s (he was the virgin) football dreams.

Project Runway: Kelli Martin’s popularity soars in Ohio after being on the show. Martin discusses her auf-ing and why she’s angry about how it went down. More about this season’s PR designer (and last week’s winner) Keith Bryce. Wrrrow! Cat fight between Runway judge Nina Garcia and another Elle editor.

Dancing With the Stars: A burglar has stolen items from two of the show’s dancing pros. 

A Shot at Love: Are they serious? Yep, this show is prepping for Season Three.

Top Chef: Check out New York Magazine’s guide to Chef spoilers and updates.

American Idol: Singers trying out for the show shouldn’t audition in the morning.

Random bits: Do you remember that reality school that grooms students for reality show stardom? AdAge has the inside scoop on what the school is like. There may be a reality show airing about a Katy, Texas football team.