Reality TV

This Tuesday, April 25, 2017, photo provided by the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office in Independence, Iowa, shows Chris Soules, former star of ABC's "The Bachelor," after being booked early Tuesday after his arrest on a charge of leaving the scene of a fatal accident near Arlington, Iowa. (Buchanan County Sheriff's Office via AP)
April 25, 2017 - 1:21 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on "The Bachelor" two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge of causing a deadly accident and leaving the scene. Soules, who competed for the affections of dozens of women on season 19 of the ABC reality show, was behind the wheel...
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In this image released by CBS, contestants, from left, Jeff Varner, Sarah Lacina, Zeke Smith and Debbie Wanner appear at the Tribal Council portion of the competition series "Survivor: Game Changers." "Survivor" contestant Varner who outed fellow competitor Smith as transgender on the Wednesday night, April 12, 2017, episode of the CBS reality competition has been fired from his real estate job. (Jeffrey Neira/CBS via AP)
April 15, 2017 - 7:27 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — "Survivor" contestant Jeff Varner who outed fellow competitor Zeke Smith as transgender on Wednesday night's episode of the CBS reality competition has been fired from his real estate job. The Greensboro News & Record ( http://bit.ly/2p5NiVA ) reports Varner was fired on...
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In this image released by CBS, contestants, from left, Jeff Varner, Sarah Lacina, Zeke Smith and Debbie Wanner appear at the Tribal Council portion of the competition series "Survivor: Game Changers." Smith was outed as transgender by fellow competitor Varner on Wednesday night’s episode. Varner was immediately criticized by other players. He repeatedly apologized, but was voted out of the competition. (Jeffrey Neira/CBS via AP)
April 13, 2017 - 5:12 pm
"Survivor" contestant Zeke Smith was outed as transgender by fellow competitor Jeff Varner on Wednesday night's episode of the CBS reality competition. The move has prompted online criticism and condemnation by a major LGBT rights group. Varner made accusations of "a deception" before revealing...
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April 12, 2017 - 10:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Be very afraid. MTV says it is reviving the stunt competition series "Fear Factor." Ludacris will host the new series, which premieres May 30, MTV announced Wednesday. The new "Fear Factor" promises to "hit on youth tension points" with challenges like "Roach-ella," ''Trap Queen"...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2015, file photo, Spencer Pratt, left, and Heidi Montag pose backstage at the 3rd Annual Reality TV Awards at the Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. The couple announced in an interview with US Weekly published online on April 12, 2017, that they are expecting their first child. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
April 12, 2017 - 10:00 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former reality TV stars Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt are expecting their first child. The couple tells US Weekly that Montag is 12 weeks along and the baby is due on Oct. 19. Montag says she's glad she and Pratt took their time before trying to conceive. The 30-year-old says...
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April 07, 2017 - 1:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has ruled documentary series like the recent Oscar winner "O.J.: Made in America" will no longer be eligible for the Academy Awards. The academy on Friday announced a handful of rule changes, most notably that "multi-part or limited...
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April 04, 2017 - 5:28 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been convicted of murdering four people in two drug-related killings, including an aspiring model who appeared on a reality TV show. A Charlotte jury on Tuesday found 21-year-old Edward Sanchez guilty of four counts of first-degree murder. He was...
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March 31, 2017 - 10:31 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a capital murder charge against a man accused in shootings at a Houston apartment complex that left two people dead and four wounded, including a former contestant on the reality TV show "America's Next Top Model." Harris County prosecutors say 28-year-old...
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March 28, 2017 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump's lawyers say he's immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show "The Apprentice" who accused him of unwanted sexual contact. The lawyers said in a state Supreme Court filing Monday they'll...
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FILE- In this June 27, 2016, file photo, "Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller leaves federal court after pleading guilty in Pittsburgh to bankruptcy fraud and failing to report thousands of dollars in Australian currency she brought into the country. Miller posted on Instagram March 26, 2017, that she quit the Lifetime series. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 28, 2017 - 9:08 am
"Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller says she has quit the Lifetime reality series ahead of her scheduled May sentencing on federal bankruptcy fraud charges. Miller posted on Instagram on Sunday that she will no longer take part in the show. She says that she has asked for creative credit for her...
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