Posts tagged "survivor"

Shun, Shag, Or Marry: The Milquetoast Hosts Of Reality TV

Sure, Jeff Probst has dimples the size of the Grand Canyon, but his function on “Survivor” is pretty much only to deliver the line, “The tribe has spoken.” Oh, and to snuff out that flame. Like Chris Harrison on “The Bachelor” and Ryan Seacrest on “American Idol,” he mainly blends into the scenery of the…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 1, 2011

Jennifer Lyon Of “Survivor” Dies At 37

On Tuesday, “Survivor” contestant Jennifer Lyon, 37, died of breast cancer. She first noticed the lump in 2004 but didn’t do anything about it because she figured it was scar tissue from her breast implant surgery. In 2005, a few months after she placed fourth on the show, Lyon was diagnosed with stage-three cancer. She…

By: Nikki Dowling / January 21, 2010

Reality TV Show Peeps Are In All Sorts Of Trouble Today

Looks like “Megan Wants a Millionaire” contestant Ryan Alexander Jenkins isn’t the only reality TV star in trouble with the law today. While police look for Ryan, who’s a “person of interest” after his bikini-model new wife was found strangled to death, stuffed in a suitcase, and left in a dumpster, two other reality show…

By: Nikki Dowling / August 19, 2009

5-Year-Old Is Sole Survivor Of A Plane Crash

Yemenia Airways Flight 626 very sadly crashed early this morning in the Indian Ocean. And of the 142 passengers and 11 crewmembers on board, the sole survivor is a 5-year-old boy. The flight was set to land at the Comoros Islands having originated in France, but descended through bad weather and lost contact with air…

By: Justine Fields / June 30, 2009

Monday Menage: Emmy Winners Jeff Probst, Jeremy Piven, & Jon Stewart

Last night Emmy’s were a snooze fest, but there were some real winners we want to sleep with! First, Jon Stewart, the Daily Hotness alum who hosts “The Daily Show”, won a statuette for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series. Stewart makes us sweat his sexy, suit wearin’ style and then gets us giggly with…

By: Simcha / September 22, 2008

Romance On TV: Ozzy Tells Amanda He Wuvs Her On The Survivor Finale

Why am I such a sucker for reality TV romances? Aside from Jim and Pam on The Office, most romantic TV story lines don’t penetrate my cold heart, but for some reason, when love blooms on reality TV, I turn to mush. On last night’s Survivor: Micronesia finale, Ozzy declared his love for…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 12, 2008

Star Couplings: Eddie Murphy’s “Marriage” Over Before It Begins

Eddie Murphy, who famously denied being the father of Scary Spice’s baby until, duh, a paternity test proved he was, has canceled plans to marry fiance Tracey Edmonds. The two had a “spiritual ceremony” in Bora Bora just two weeks ago but are forgoing a legal ceremony because they’ve decided to just be friends. That…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 17, 2008