WORLDWIDE Reality TV Survey!

Help us conduct the first and largest worldwide reality TV survey email chain letter ! We want to know how many people in the world watch reality TV, the shows they watch, and their favorite reality show. Survivor, Big Brother, Joe Millionaire, The Bachelorette?
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Spring’s slate of new reality television shows

Fox has also cast two society girls who will head out into the rural wild in “The Simple Life.” Paris Hilton, heir to the hotel chain fortune, and Nicole Richie, daughter of crooner Lionel Richie, will get down and dirty on a farm. And CBS is still trying to get a rural family to move […]

‘Joe Millionaire’ pair not so dreamy in interview

Marriott, the shaggy 28-year-old construction worker who pretended to be heir to a $50 million fortune for the Fox reality show, lavished praise on runner-up Sarah Kozer in a People magazine interview.
And Andrich, portrayed on the show as a struggling teacher with a heart […]

Eksterowicz says ‘Bachelor’ dumped her at Starbucks

NEW YORK | After getting engaged in romantic, dramatic fashion before millions of people on TV’s The Bachelor, Helene Eksterowicz said she was dumped unceremoniously at a Starbucks near her New Jersey apartment.
Eksterowicz said Aaron Buerge broke up with her five weeks after the ABC reality show’s Nov. 20 finale, telling her he was no […]

New Emmy Rewrite in Store for Reality TV

HOLLYWOOD (Variety) - The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences continues to revamp its award rules in response to the reality TV explosion, adding two new categories this season to recognize writers and directors of nonfiction fare.
Having just revised its reality categories in 2001, the TV academy’s board of governors has again altered the awards: […]

Fans voted Vanessa and the always-smiling

Southerners swept Idol this week, with Atlantan Vanessa Olivarez and Texan Rickey Smith emerging victorious.

Cowell tires of Pop Idol

Pop Idol judge Simon Cowell has said the second series of the ITV show this summer will be his last because, like many viewers, he is becoming bored of the format.
Cowell, the music mogul who carved out a niche as “Mr Nasty” in the first series of Pop Idol last year

ABC CASTING Operation: Love

ABC is looking for women who want to find their match! An open call will be held in Hollywood at 10 am on Saturday, February 22nd at the El Capitan Entertainment Complex at 6840 Hollywood Blvd, just west of Highland. Women between the ages of 18 and 32 who believe they have what it takes […]

‘Survivor’ contestant diagnosed with malaria

“Survivor: The Amazon” contestant Daniel Lue has been diagnosed with malaria, despite having taken anti-malaria medication before and after his trip to the CBS reality show, the Houston Chronicle reports.
Lue, a 27-year-old tax accountant, is home in Clear Lake, Texas. It is not known how he fared in the “Survivor” contest. His mother, Cynthia Lue, […]

‘American Idol’ Producers Claim Scam

Producers of the Fox television show “American Idol” have sued a Salt Lake City-based telemarketing firm, claiming the company ripped off viewers who tried to call in to vote for their favorite contestant.
According to the lawsuit filed by FremantleMedia North America and 19 TV Ltd., Telemarketing Inc. set up toll-free call-in lines to fool […]

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