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Summer Camp’s Matt Rogers: “It’s Not One of Those Stab-You-in-the-Back” Shows

Matt Rogers

"No counselors. No inhibitions. No rules." Judging by the promos for USA's new reality competition series, this isn't your mom's summer camp. From the producers of Big Brother, Summer Camp (Thursday, 8/7c) follows 16 players as they compete for $250,000. Each week, there will be a camp socials, color wars and — like any good reality series — drama. spoke with host Matt Rogers of American Idol fame to get the lowdown on Summer Camp.

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Idol Alum Matt Rogers to Host USA's Summer Camp

Matt Rogers

American Idol alum Matt Rogers will host USA's new reality series Summer Camp, has learned.

From Big Brother's Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan, the reality series brings 16 adults back to their favorite locale of their youth: summer camp. But instead ...
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Lifetime Launching Military Reunions Show

Coming Home

Lifetime has ordered a reality series featuring the surprise reunions of families welcoming home U.S. soldiers returned from long tours of duty.

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Family Feuds: Neighborhood Makes Grown Men Cry

Matt Rogers, There Goes the Neighborhood

In this technologically advanced age, could you handle being trapped behind a 20-foot wall without contact to the outside world? Well, eight families in a Kennesaw, Ga., neighborhood are attempting to do that in CBS' new reality series There Goes the Neighborhood (Sundays, 9/8c), which pits the clans against each other in a variety of challenges for a $250,000 prize. "It gets really dramatic because a quarter of a million dollars in Kennesaw is probably like $1.5 million in New York," host and American Idol alum Matt Rogers tells "So some of them take it personally, but that's what makes it great." Find out what's in store on this closed-off block party and get Rogers' thoughts on Paula Abdul's Idol exit.
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Fallen Idol Matt Rogers

During last week's country-themed episode of American Idol, jolly giant Matt Rogers put his heart on the line, crooning the Lonestar ballad "Amazed." A day later, viewers gave him the cowboy boot right off the show. "Amazing!" you say? We agree. So TV Guide Online rang up the former University of Washington Huskies lineman to get his reaction to being sacked. TV Guide Online: A man's man like yourself warbling a love song seemed like a surefire way to win over the female audience, yet here we are, doing your exit interview. Do you feel betrayed by the women of America?Matt Rogers: I feel like the women of America turned their back on me. I'm very disappointed. And the funny thing is, it seems like I have more fans now than I did when I was on the show. Where were you guys a week ago? Jeez! TVGO: It's always seemed cruel and unusual to me that the show makes the newly eliminated contestant sing the song that got them eliminated bef read more

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