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'Big Brother 12' Rips Off 'The Mole' - Premiere Recap

July 9th, 2010 10:01am EDT
Big Brother 12
The CBS reality mainstay "Big Brother" entered its twelfth season Thursday night. And this year, the customary "twist" is similar to the premise of the fallen reality show, "The Mole."

Of the thirteen house guests, one is a "saboteur," acting as the producer's antagonist to prevent the other contestants from winning challenges, or to generally "wreak havoc," according to host Julie Chen. The contestants weren't informed of this until after they moved into the "Big Brother" house.

Chen says the saboteur may work against an individual or the entire group. He or she is eligible to reign a...
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Writer's Viewpoint: Is It Right For Others To Out Gay Celebrities?

June 16th, 2009 11:08am EDT
Lance Bass
To out or not to out, that is the question. For years Out Magazine, a gay publication, has taken to the practice of "outing" celebrities. Outing, declaring a celebrity gay when he or she has not admitted it, is controversial yet effective, for the gay rights movement. The celebrity is notified of the magazine's intent and thereby allowed the chance to come out on his/her own.

This practice, unfortunately, is due to the ignorance that is still running rampant in this country. Gay rights activists choose to emphasize that their lifestyle not only exists, but continues on a much larger ...
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Hey! Not My Shorts! (Links & Stuff)

March 12th, 2009 7:00pm EDT
Howard the Duck
Check out some of the best links and viral videos found around the web today. And be sure to visit our On the Web section where we're constantly adding interesting links all the time.

YOU can even add links to stuff you find out there now, like interesting articles, cool YouTube videos, strange news, interesting photo galleries, and, well, just about anything!

After years of waiting it has finally happened... "Howard the Duck" is now on DVD. - Spout.com

Rihanna parties at nightclub with her new Morris Day hairdo. Oh wee oh wee oh. - Bitten & Bound

Seven badass cartoon ...
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Attention I.R.S. - Jay Leno Doesn't Mind Paying More Taxes!

November 14th, 2008 5:00pm EST
Jay Leno
When talking post-election and the economy with CNN personality Anderson Cooper on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" (11:35 p.m.-12:35 a.m. ET) last night, Leno made it clear that when it came to President-Elect Obama's tax plan -- he didn't mind paying more taxes.

"I make a lot of money... I really don't mind paying more taxes, if I really think it's going to help that guy, that guy and that guy," said Leno referring to various members in the audience. "I am very grateful for what I have and if it helps -- and it makes our country stronger, I really don't mind."

Cooper, hot...
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TV Election Personalities: Giving Fresh Faces To This Election

October 21st, 2008 11:52am EDT
The View
It's nearing the end of October; do you know whom you're voting for? Most likely, yes, you've known for a while. And, depending on whom you're voting for and whether you watch political news programs, you probably fall into one of a few categories. If you're a die hard McCainiac, you might spend your evenings listening to Bill O'Reilly tell his guests to shut up. If you're an Obama mama, you may tune into Keith Olbermann's incessant barking. If you're for either but want a seemingly nonaffiliated program that maintains some entertainment value, Anderson Cooper might be what you're looking f...
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What to Watch: What's Airing, Re-Airing & Entertaining On TV This Week

June 9th, 2008 8:43am EDT
Kathy Griffin
Monday, June 9

Greek (ABC Family, 8 p.m.) - School's out in tonight's season finale, which means it's time for some Spring Break antics.

Gossip Girl (The CW, 8 p.m.) - Admit it. You liked it when Blair and Serena were more enemies than friends, like in tonight's repeat when Blair tells the college reps that Serena has a drug problem.

How I Met Your Mother (CBS, 8:30 p.m.) - Ted is the ultimate spoilerphobe when he builds a sensory deprivation contraption to avoid finding out the outcome of the Super Bowl. Take note, spoiler-free TV watchers.

Tuesday, June 10

Hell's...
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Summer TV Preview: ABC, CBS, NBC & Fox

May 28th, 2008 9:43am EDT
Hell
Memorial Day has come and gone, and with its passing the summer of 2008 has (unofficially) begun. It wasn't so many years ago that the summer quarter was little more than an exercise in futility for the networks. They figured that no one would want to stay indoors on beautiful summer evenings to watch original programming, so they instead filled the schedule with repeats of shows that weren't interesting the first time around. Occasionally, viewers were treated to the burn-off episodes of a failed (and swiftly canceled) offering from the prior season. Yippee.

That all changed a few...
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ABC Announces The Return Of 'The Mole'

January 9th, 2008 11:44am EST
Anderson Cooper
Dubbed television's smartest reality show, ABC is bringing back "The Mole," featuring new "whodunit" game elements, interactivity and a new host. The original series was hosted by Anderson Cooper.

"The Mole," based on the hit Belgian format, will be produced by Stone & Company Entertainment and follows a group of players as they try to figure out who among them is The Mole, a saboteur trying to keep them from winning money.

Players must decide who they think The Mole is and then learn as much about him or her as they can, because, at the end of each one-hour episode, the player ...
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R.E.M. Song To Debut On Anderson Cooper 360 Oct. 10

October 9th, 2007 11:55am EDT
R.E.M.
“Until the Day Is Done”, the new song from R.E.M., will debut on Anderson Cooper 360° on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in advance of their widely anticipated forthcoming album due for release next spring.

The song will be matched to clips from CNN’s "Planet in Peril," which features footage from areas around the world where environmental crises are not a theory but are happening in real time, and will play over the documentary’s closing credits.

Coinciding with its debut on Anderson Cooper 360°, the video trailer will be available at the "Planet in Peril" section of CNN.com. The four-hour...
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