Billy Bell and Brandon Dumlao
Top 20 finalist Billy Bell has left So You Think You Can Dance because of a health problem, Fox announced Monday.
Hip-hop dancer Brandon Dumlao is scheduled to replace him.
Bell, a 19-year-old contemporary dancer from Palm Beach, Fla., made new permanent judge Adam Shankman cry during Las Vegas auditions. A Fox rep declined to offer specifics about Bell's health.
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"We are disappointed that Billy cannot continue dancing in the competition on the advice of his doctor and wish him a speedy recovery," executive producer and judge Nigel Lythgoe said in a statement...
The New York Yankees, Desperate Housewives
Fox's coverage of the American League Championship series Sunday night was the big winner, according to Nielsen's estimates.
The New York Yankees pennant-clinching win over the Los Angeles Angels averaged 15.5 million viewers, making it the night's most-watched show.
Baseball also loosened NBC's stronghold on Sunday nights, as the network's football coverage fell to 12.8 million viewers and second place among adults 18 to 49.
ABC fared best against the sports coverage, as Desperate Housewives (13.8 million viewers) and Brothers & Sisters (10 million) both hit their averages. For CBS...
After being kicked off for a Greece-inspired look that fell flat with the judges, Project Runway's self-proclaimed "Feather Prince," Nicolas Putvinski, stopped by TVGuide.com to tell us about his last challenge and explain why he teared up watching it on television. Plus, find out how the whole "Feather Prince" nickname came about.
Watch the video after the jump.
Mika Combs and Canaan Smith
Canaan Smith, 26, and Mika Combs, 22, saw their Amazing Race dreams slide away when Mika, paralyzed by her fear of water and heights, couldn't take the plunge down the Leap of Faith waterslide in Dubai, allowing Harlem Globetrotters Flight Time and Big Easy to pass them. "I knew I had to go," Mika tells TVGuide.com. "I knew in my heart I would be OK, that I wouldn't die or anything, but it's six stories high and I just couldn't do it." See what else the couple has to say about her teary meltdown that played out for 45 minutes. Plus: Did they really think Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was Queen Elizabeth?
For the first time since 1995 the Golden Globes ceremony will have a master of ceremonies: funnyman Ricky Gervais.
"I have resisted many other offers like this, but there are just some things you don't turn down," Gervais told TheWrap.com.
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"Not only is this the biggest Hollywood celebration of the industry which includes both film and TV, but also an environment where I feel I can get free rein as a host," he added ...
Bravo upcoming series
Top Chef is spinning off into a sweet new series: Top Chef: Just Desserts.
The new culinary competition show will pit pastry chefs against ..