From the outside, this season of Survivor may have seemed just like any other. There were backstabbings, blindsidings, a tearjerker of a family day, and lots of ridiculously skinny people walking around in as little clothing as possible. But for those paying closer attention, Survivor: Nicaragua has been chock-full of big firsts (Jimmy Johnson's strategy) and surprising turns. (Who would have thought the Medallion of Power would actually end up meaning absolutely nothing?) As host Jeff Probst prepares to name the 20th winner in Survivor history on Sunday, we thought it would be a good time to look back at the good, bad, and...
Musician and artist Don Van Vliet, who performed experimental rock under the name Captain Beefheart, died Friday, according to The Associated Press. He was 69.
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Will Smith is developing a new crime drama set in China for Fox, according to Variety.
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Denise Richards, Nikki Sixx
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Nicollette Sheridan has agreed to drop the abuse allegations from her $20 million lawsuit against Desperate Housewives creator Marc Cherry and ABC, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Brian Austin Green, Harold Perrineau
TBS announced Friday that Brian Austin Green and Harold Perrineau have joined the hourlong comedy pilot, The Wedding Band.
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Jersey Shore star Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has been indicted on an assault charge stemming from a Season 1 episode of the MTV series where he was shown knocking a man unconscious, The Asbury Park Press reports.
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Thanks to her candid nature, surprisingly tough physical presence and resourcefulness (she started a fire with reading glasses), Jane Bright gave Survivor: Nicaragua's older tribe a fighting chance. Those attributes combined with personal tragedy (she lost her husband to cancer in 2009) made her a huge threat to her competition as someone the jury would surely vote for to win the million dollars. However, Jane learned she was a big threat a little too late and was booted from the game in the penultimate episode. The 56-year-old dog trainer spoke with TVGuide.com about why she was so disappointed in Chase Rice, what kept her from aligning with Fabio Birza and why she thinks she wouldn't have the $1,000,000 prize. (Hint: It's a...