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|In reality TV news: Dana Andrews, a 22-year-old from Augusta, GA, was eliminated Wednesday on CBS's "Rock Star: Supernova." Also on Wednesday, the Judges' choice was The Passing Zone, a juggling comedy act, to go into the finals on NBC's "America's Got
Talent." Finally on Wednesday, model Toni Heath and designer Bonnie Dominguez, a 31-year-old athletic apparel designer from San Diego, CA, were both eliminated on Bravo's "Project Runway 3." Keith Michael, a 34-year-old menswear designer from New York, NY, was disqualified from the show and was removed from
the competition after another designer reported to the producers that Michael had fashion design instruction books in his possession and logged onto the Internet, both of which is grounds for expulsion from the show according to the show's rules. On Thursday, Diane Henry, a 24-year-old model and actor from Cincinnati, OH, who originally came in third place in "Big Brother 5,"
was evicted on CBS's "Big Brother 7: All-Stars." Also on Thursday, Natalie Fotopoulos, a 22-year-old lyrical/jazz specialist from Tampa, FL; and Ivan Koumaev,
an 18-year-old hip-hop specialist from Seattle, WA, were eliminated on FOX's "So You Think You Can Dance 2." Third on Thursday, the Viewers' choice was Celtic Spring, an Irish fiddle/dance act (who Piers made cry when he once again suggested dumping some family members in order to go for the $1 million), to go into the finals on NBC's "America's Got
Talent." Fourth on Thursday, Chelsea Weld, a.k.a. Cell Phone Girl, a 22-year-old interior designer; and Steel Chambers, a.k.a. The Iron Enforcer, a 35-year-old bodyguard, were both eliminated on the Sci-Fi Channel's "Who Wants to be a Superhero?," though show creator and host Stan Lee later recruited Chambers to be a supervillain named The Dark Enforcer. Finally on
Thursday, Atlanta-area residents Mason Spencer, Jodie Roth, and Alexandra Clark, whose team was known as El Chupacabra, won VH1's "The World Series of Pop Culture."
Emeril Lagasse will become the first celebrity chef to send his recipes into space when the astronauts at the International Space Station dine on his cuisine on Aug. 10. Lagasse will converse with the astronauts live via satellite as they dine on his offerings.
A faux Paris Hilton, Natalie Reid, will pose nude for the September issue of Playboy. Reid says she hopes the exposure will "lead to a lot of opportunities" in modeling and acting.
Reps for Marie Osmond are denying a National Enquirer report that the singer was hospitalized after a failed suicide attempt, explaining that she simply had an adverse reaction to medication. Osmond's manager compared responding to tabloid reports to "punching Jell-O."
CBS has hired James Horner, the composer of the Titanic theme song, to write new theme music for the Katie Couric-helmed "CBS Evening News."
CBS correspondent Kimberly Dozier has left the hospital, two months after she was critically wounded in a car bomb attack in Iraq that killed two of her colleagues. The reporter, who now walks with the aid of crutches and a cane, will continue outpatient rehab.
Jason Alexander has signed on to appear on two episodes of "Everybody Hates Chris" and to direct a third.
|In reality TV news: Michele Balan was eliminated on NBC's "Last Comic Standing 4."
Star Jones Reynolds is denying rumors that she and husband Al Reynolds are headed for divorce court and claiming through a rep that stories of trouble in her marriage are "being generated by someone for
vindictive reasons alone."
FOX is launching a nationwide tour, featuring the finalists of "So You Think You Can Dance" showing off their moves. The trek kicks off Sept. 12 in Seattle.
Original "Survivor" winner Richard Hatch is now behind bars in West Virginia, after beginning his sentence in Massachusetts, then moving to Oklahoma.
Derek Jeter has launched a new fragrance called Driven, a scent meant to capture "ambition, courage, passion and confidence," according to Avon Products, Inc.
The CW has ordered eight hour-long episodes of new reality series, "The Search for the Next Pussycat Doll."
Penn & Teller will host the Creative Arts Emmys Aug. 19 in Los Angeles.
|In reality TV news: Sara, a 31-year-old deli manager from Dallas, TX, was eliminated Monday on FOX's "Hell's Kitchen 2." Also on Monday, Team Miss USA...Melissa Witek, a 25-year-old senior account representative and a former Miss Florida USA in 2005; Kaitlyn Christopher, a 20-year-old student and a former Miss Indiana USA in 2005; and Kristen Johnson, a 24-year-old fine
arts sales rep and a former Miss Kentucky USA in 2005...were eliminated on NBC's "Treasure
Katie Couric will make her prime-time CBS News debut on Sept. 6 with a one-hour special tied to the fifth anniversary of Sept. 11, the network announced Monday.
Stagedoor Manor, the summer theater camp made famous by the movie Camp, has landed the first stage production of Disney's original movie, "High School Musical."
"American Idol" executive producers Ken Warwick and Nigel Lythgoe are complaining about their depiction in "Fantasia: Life is Not a Fairy Tale," the telepic about the life story of Fantasia Barrino and are denying that they ever asked Barrino to step down from the show because she was an unfit role model, as the movie suggests. "It's a complete fabrication,"
Warwick told the New York Post.
All news gathered from E! Online and other sources