Former Real World star Sean Duffy has been elected to Congress.
The 39-year-old Republican from The Real World: Boston won Tuesday's race for a seat in the House of Representatives from Wisconsin's 7th District. Duffy, a former district attorney, received 52 percent of the vote, easily defeating state Sen. Julie Lassa (42 percent) and independent Gary Kauther (4 percent).
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Ever wonder what's become of Veruca's Golden Ticket to Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, or the almanac Biff stole in Back to the Future Part II? Then meet Joe Maddalena, the man who has made it his life mission to hunt down lost relics that have been dispersed around the globe. In Syfy's new series Hollywood Treasure (Wednesdays at 10/9c), auctioneer Maddalena travels the world to save the cultural artifacts from film and history —including the original Wicked Witch of the West's hat from The Wizard of Oz and Mary Poppin's bottomless carpetbag — that have wound up people's garages and basements.
Check out some of the props he was able to track down in the video after the jump.
Former three-time world surfing champion Andy Irons has died. He was 32.
Irons was found dead Tuesday morning in his Dallas hotel room, The Associated Press reports. The cause of death was not immediately known.
Irons was on a layover en route to his home in Hawaii. The surfer was returning from Puerto Rico, where he was supposed to have competed in the 2010 Rip Curl Pro Search. He had withdrawn on Sunday, citing an illness he contracted at an earlier event in Portugal.
Kiefer Sutherland will make his Broadway debut in That Championship Season, Playbill reports.
The 24 alum will play James Daley in a remake of the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning 1972 drama. The play is set in Scranton, Pa., and follows a team of high school basketball players who reunite on the anniversary of their winning game.
Kanye West; George W. Bush
Former President George W. Bush says that one of the most "disgusting moments" during his presidency was when Kanye West said he didn't "care about black people."
In his first one-on-one interview since leaving the White House, Bush tells NBC's Matt Lauer that he still resents West for his comments during the Hurricane Katrina telethon in 2005. West went off-script and said, "George Bush doesn't care about black people."
"That's — 'he's a racist.'
Yes, it's that time of year again. No, we're not talking about the holiday season — we're talking about the big merge on Survivor. After originally splitting the teams by age, castaways were divided again after the elder competitors failed to match their youthful counterparts. Now, with just four individuals left on the Espada tribe, the two sides merge on Wednesday's episode and it's every competitor for themselves. Who's on their way out to Ponderosa and who has a shot at making it to the final Tribal Council? With 12 castaways left in Nicaragua, we pick six to watch...
They've traveled to Tuscany to capture a biological weapon formula and to England to recover an important hard drive. But now Undercovers' married spy team, Steven and Samantha Bloom, will face their biggest mission yet: finding out the real reason they were recruited back to the CIA.
Starting in Wednesday's episode, airing at 8/7c on NBC, the spy drama will diverge from its mission-of-the-week format to explore this new serialized storyline. Although the Blooms were supposedly brought back for a very specific assignment, they will soon discover their boss, Shaw, has a very different agenda....
For her guest appearance on Law & Order: Los Angeles, Lost alum Rebecca Mader not only had to push herself emotionally, but also had to push herself physically, withstanding long hours in the make-up chair for her role as a pregnant hit-and-run victim.
"The makeup was amazing," Mader says. "I think that day...