Ah yes, the last day of June is upon us. So, that means more news. (All videos come from YouTube.)
* From Digital Spy. CBS has set its premiere dates for its fall lineup, and in the way of games and reality, it’s the same old same old. Survivor: South Pacific will be the first to return on Wednesday, September 14 at 8pm. The Amazing Race returns 10 days later at 8/7c, right after the 44th season premiere of 60 Minutes (henceforth to be known by moi as Stopwatch).
South Pacific? I think I remember that musical, it was by Rodgers and Hammerstein, those people that did The Sound of Music. Maybe we’ll get to hear Jeff and the men take on this classic:
Or the women this one:
I think they’re fair use.
* As you may have noticed last week, Jill Wagner is still on Wipeout. This will be her last season, unless we hear otherwise. If I had given you the impression that Vanessa Minallo would begin this season, I apologize. I’d like to make another correction as well. I had read on The LA Times website that Jeff Probst’s talk show would be on CBS. It’s actually in syndication through CBS Television Distribution, as other news sources have reported. My apologies.
* Now that that’s out of the way, let’s continue. Also from Digital Spy, the finalists on NBC’s The Voice are happy for whoever wins. They discussed this on Monday’s episode of Today. Javier Colon had this to say, “I think we’d all say the same. We really do just genuinely love each other and would be happy for whoever wins. I think we have all won at this point to have come this far.”
That is truly remarkable, I think. Usually in tense competitions such as this, there would be some rivalry and animosity. However, there doesn’t seem to be any here. These 3 haven’t been caught up in the spirit of competition.
He goes on, “You are one of thousands of people trying to get to this point. To make it this far and be in the final four with these amazing women is an honor.” That’s only considering the tryout process you had to go through, with the blind audition.
* If you like winning money, and I know you do, then you might want to check this article from The Futon Critic out. USA Network is giving one lucky winner $125,000 cash, the equivolent of a first year law associate’s annual salary. Wow! You mean a law associate out of law school one year makes $125K? The contest link is here. I think I’ll sign up for this. I could really use the money. Oh, and don’t forget to watch Suits on USA, tonight at 10/9c, which is really convenient because it’s right after Expedition Impossible on ABC.
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* Another story from Digital Spy. Tyler Posey, star of MTV’s Teen Wolf, claims he could beat Taylor Lautner in a fight. He claims that Taylor’s character “actually turns into a full-on wolf and [Tyler] turn into this half-man, half-werewolf creature. I don’t know – I would have opposable thumbs, so maybe that would win, as he’s got paws. Maybe I could use them to gouge his eyes out.”
I don’t read Twilight, but I do know this about Tyler: His old man was beat out by Bob Saget on Full House.
* And finally, from the very same source, Big Brother 13 is going to have a unique twist. Some of the “most notorious duos” from the past will join eight new houseguests to battle for the $500,000 prize on the summer show. We’ll find out who they are on July 7. The house includes a Tarot Card Parlour, indoor chess park and a Popsicle room. A Tarot parlor and a popsicle room……. how bizaare.
And we’ll leave you with that.