Splash crowned its first winner Tuesday and Rory Bushfield walked away with the Crystal Splash trophy (yes, that's what it's called). The extreme freestyle skier and his insane acrobatics, not to mention ruptured eardrum, emphatically beat out Drake Bell and runner-up Nicole Eggert, who suffered a nasty and literal backflop into the water on her final dive. "It was up to the fans [to vote for the winner], so you never know what's going to happen," Bushfield tells TVGuide.com. "But Nicole was pretty badass. She went for that double and almost had it." See whate else Bushfield, had to say about his victory, if Bell was really calling him out and doing the show for his late wife, pioneering freestyle skier Sarah Burke.
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Louie Anderson knows that Splash is completely outrageous — but that's why you should watch.
"ABC didn't put it on because they thought it was groundbreaking," he tells TVGuide.com. "They put it on because hey, this is what traditionally TV has been about. It's something purely fun. Just sit back, don't think and enjoy it. Don't take it seriously."
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ABC has announced (most of) the cast of its upcoming celebrity diving show Splash.
Formerly named Celebrity Diving, the series will feature 10 celebrities doing their best not to belly-flop with the help of Greg Louganis.
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A Fairly Odd Christmas
Nickelodeon is getting in the holiday spirit with its upcoming movie A Fairly Odd Christmas, set to premiere Thurs, Nov. 29 at 7/6c, TVGuide.com can reveal exclusively.
The movie follows the latest adventures of Timmy Turner (Drake Bell) and his childhood friend Tootie (Daniella Monet), who travel around the world granting kids' wishes. But when his good intentions actually result in kids' wishes disappearing from Santa's "good" list, Timmy must find a way to restore order and the children's faith in Santa Claus before ruining Christmas forever
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Brian Michael Bendis wrote every issue of Marvel's acclaimed Ultimate Spider-Man comic book, so he was an obvious choice to join the writers room for Disney XD's animated adaptation. A consulting producer on the just-renewed series, Bendis wrote this Sunday's episode, a Freaky Friday homage in which Spider-Man and Wolverine swap bodies.