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New Reality Series Gold Rush to Air on AOL.com

2006 may be the year the Internet becomes a true alternative “broadcast” medium, between podcasts, online radio, streaming video popping up everywhere, and now, quite significantly, the announcement that reality TV guru Mark Burnett (Survivor, The Apprentice, The Contender, Rock Star) signed a deal with AOL to produce an online …

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The Ghosts of Dunkleman and Guarini Return on American Idol Rewind

With American Idol season 5 now underway, there is a question that has danced upon the zeitgeist for 3 1/2 years: why did season 1 of American Idol propel host Ryan Seacrest along the path to household-name stardomious ubiquity, and his co-host that first season, Brian Dunkleman, to the blackest …

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Double or Nothing – Contestants Sought for Really Really Bad Bet

At the risk of sounding hyperbolic, I fear that reality television is one step closer to gladiatorial, Running Man-type stakes with the announcement that the Fox Reality channel is seeking “one incredible risk-taker who engages in the gamble of a lifetime by selling everything he or she owns to make …

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ABC Debuts New Monday Night Line-up

Monday nights on ABC are sure to be a hit with Emily's Reason's Why Not, Jake In Progress, and The Bachelor, all premiering January 9.

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Paris and Nicole’s Simple Life Moves to E!

Where do America’s favorite celebutants go when their messy complications become too much even for the Fox Network? They go to E!, of course. While Fox tends to specialize in the sensational and tawdry, many of its shows have been known to exhibit other qualities, while if you take the …

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INXS Shares the Love With Rockstar Runner-up On Tour

Marty Casey, 32, didn’t win the televised competition/reality show to become INXS’s next lead singer, he came in second. But in this case there is no shame and a fair amount of gain in grabbing the silver. While Rock Star: INXS winner, Canadian J.D. Fortune, also 32, will be fronting …

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The Scorned – Reality Gets Killed On Halloween

Let’s see if I get this straight: E!’s Kill Reality was a “meta-reality” series wherein “reality personalities” — i.e., participants in other reality shows like Survivor, The Real World, The Apprentice, The Bachelor, The Amazing Race — were ensconced in a house together as they auditioned, rehearsed and acted in …

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Wayward American Idol Finalist Mario Vazquez Signs Recording Contract

The American Idol wheels keep turning in unexpected ways as Mario Vazquez, who “withdrew from the competition for personal reasons” just before the ’05 finals began in March, has remained within the Idol family, at least according to them. Yesterday, Idol guru Simon Fuller’s 19 Entertainment Limited announced that Vazquez …

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