DALLAS (AP) — A medical examiner says the grandson of actor Clark Gable died of an accidental drug overdose.
The Dallas County Medical Examiner's office says an autopsy found Clark James...
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A dog-friendly Wichita restaurant that celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay remodeled as part of a reality TV show is closing.
Owner Greg Buss posted Wednesday on social media...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Netflix show "Queer Eye " caught on by doing something unusual: creating reality TV that touches on some of the country's deepest divides with persistent...
NEW YORK (AP) — A former cast member of the reality TV series "Bad Girls Club" was sentenced to a year in prison for stealing the debit card information of a man found dead from a drug overdose in...
Georgia city fires judge over bullying allegations
SOUTH FULTON, Ga. (AP) — The recently formed city of South Fulton, Georgia, has fired its first municipal judge over allegations that she bullied workers and approved filming a reality TV show in...
Reality TV star ‘Mama June’ arrested in Alabama
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Reality television star June "Mama June" Shannon has been arrested on drug charges in Alabama.
News outlets report that Shannon and a friend, Eugene Doak, were arrested...
Trump appointee completes month of public housing stays
NEW YORK (AP) — Since she took over as President Donald Trump's top housing official in the New York City area, Lynne Patton has been criticized for bringing a reality TV approach to what's...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The husband of one of the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" reality TV stars has been released from federal prison and is waiting to see if he'll be deported back to...
Clark Gable III, grandson of acting great, dies in Dallas
DALLAS (AP) — Clark James Gable III, host of the reality TV show "Cheaters" and grandson of late Academy Award-winning actor Clark Gable, has died in Texas.
New CBS contest ‘World’s Best’ wins post-Super Bowl slot
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A roundup of news from the Television Critics Association winter meeting, at which TV networks and streaming services are presenting details on upcoming programs.
CBS is betting big on "The World's Best," handing over the coveted post-Super Bowl time slot to the new talent competition shepherded by reality TV titans Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell.
CBS bets big with new talent show ‘The World’s Best’
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — CBS is betting big on "The World's Best," handing over the coveted post-Super Bowl time slot to the new talent competition shepherded by reality TV titans Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell.
Burnett has a track record following the NFL's showcase game. In 2001, his "Survivor: The Australian Outback" debuted in that slot, drawing more than 45 million viewers.
CBS scored again in 2010 when "Undercover Boss" followed the Super Bowl and lured more than 38 million viewers.
Bounty hunter reality TV stars closing bail bonds office
HONOLULU (AP) — "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman's bail bonds office in Honolulu is closing.
A news release from a publicist for Chapman and his wife Beth says the couple's Da Kine Bail Bonds will be closing at the end of the month because the building will be demolished.
A&E series "Dog the Bounty Hunter" was canceled in 2012. The Chapmans later starred in "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt" which aired on Country Music Television.
Lochte, Anthony Scaramucci among ‘Big Brother’ celeb cast
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic champion swimmer Ryan Lochte is among the cast announced for the second season of "Big Brother: Celebrity Edition."
Other house members announced Sunday by CBS include former NFL star Ricky Williams, Olympian Lolo Jones and former WWE wrestler Natalie Eva Marie.
Lochte has said he is training for a shot at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 12-time Olympic medalist was undergoing alcohol counseling in October. He recently announced his wife is expecting their second child.
The Latest: R. Kelly’s attorney denies abuse allegations
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on a documentary detailing abuse allegations against R. Kelly (all times local):
An attorney for R. Kelly says abuse allegations made against the R&B star in a recent documentary are false.
In a phone interview Tuesday evening, Kelly's Chicago attorney Steve Greenberg dismissed the allegations, calling them "another round of stories" being used to "fill reality TV time."
Reality TV next for Mainer who creates art with moose scat?
SOMERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Lights, camera, scat.
That's the premise of a potential new reality series featuring a Maine woman who is locally famous for making creations out of moose droppings. The Portland Press Herald reports Mary Winchenbach and her wife, Deb Nicholls, are in discussions with TNT about bringing their brand of poop art to cable television.
U of Louisville dance team coach, reality TV star terminated
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The coach who led the University of Louisville's women's dance team to more than a dozen national titles and starred in a reality television show has been terminated from his position.
University of Louisville spokesman John Karman told news outlets Monday night that Todd Sharp had been relieved of his duties, calling the termination a personnel matter. Further details weren't provided.
Nevada utility manager gets seat won by dead brothel owner
TONOPAH, Nev. (AP) — The general manager of a local utility company has been appointed to fill a district seat on the Nevada State Assembly that was won posthumously by a well-known brothel owner the month after he died.
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Trump can rail against Powell, but he can’t fire him
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jerome Powell, the man President Donald Trump chose last year to lead the Federal Reserve, may at times think he's living through a prolonged episode of the "The Apprentice," the reality TV show in which Trump was famous for declaring, "You're fired!"
Lawyers seek ‘Apprentice’ tapes in Trump immigration suit
BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers suing President Donald Trump over his decision to end special protections shielding certain immigrants from deportation are seeking unaired footage from his reality TV show "The Apprentice" to try to bolster their case alleging the move was racially motivated, the attorneys said Wednesday.
Pimp Dennis Hof wins Nevada legislative race after death
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada brothel owner and reality TV star Dennis Hof died last month but still won a heavily GOP state legislative district after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate.
County officials will appoint a Republican to take Hof's place in the state Assembly. He was found dead Oct. 16 after a weekend of parties celebrating his 72nd birthday. Officials are still determining his cause of death, but they don't suspect foul play.
The Latest: Nevada county voters reject bid to boot brothels
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday's midterm election in Nevada (all times local):
Voters say brothels can stay in one northern Nevada county where recently deceased reality TV star-turned-political candidate Dennis Hof owned all four legal bordellos.
The Tuesday advisory vote came after Lyon County commissioners put the question to residents of the county of about 54,000 people east of the state capital, Carson City.
Shaquille O’Neal, Ken Jeong team for reality TV comedy pilot
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal and Ken Jeong are trying out as comedy teammates.
TBS said it has ordered a reality series pilot that will test the pair's ability to take on odd jobs.
The pilot, with the working title "Unqualified," could be the basis for a series.
TV’s Farrah Abraham pleads guilty to resisting police
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reality TV star Farrah Abraham has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor stemming from a scuffle with security at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Abraham pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles court Friday to a charge of resisting police. The 27-year-old was sentenced to two years' probation and five days of community labor.
California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged Wednesday with crimes against five additional victims in addition to two women they were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting.
Ex-Houston mayor aide settles case over misuse of resources
HOUSTON (AP) — An ex-press aide to Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has reached a plea deal to settle a charge alleging she misused city resources to promote personal projects including a proposed reality TV show.
Darian Ward on Tuesday agreed to pretrial diversion, a form of probation, to resolve a misdemeanor charge of abuse of official capacity. The charge could be removed from her record if she successfully completes one year of probation.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West visit Uganda
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan officials say Kanye West and his wife, the reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, have arrived in Uganda on a private visit.
Information Minister Frank Tumwebaze told The Associated Press late Saturday that West's visit is "an endorsement of our tourism resources." Government spokesman Ofwono Opondo said on Twitter that the American rapper was traveling with his wife.
Former reality TV star gets 16 years after fatal DUI crash
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — A former reality TV star will serve 16 years in prison for killing a U.S. Coast Guard technician in a drunken wrong-way collision on a Virginia highway.
News outlets reported that Melissa Hancock was sentenced Wednesday after earlier pleading guilty to manslaughter, driving the wrong way and failing to obey a highway sign.
Kim Kardashian West sues former guard over Paris robbery
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is suing a former security guard over an incident in Paris in which she was bound and robbed of jewelry that was worth millions of dollars.
Willis Clan rebuilding their career after father’s crimes
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Willis Clan, a musical family that starred in their own reality TV show and competed on "America's Got Talent," are now ready to sing again and tell their stories through a new album called "Speak My Mind" a year after their father was sent to prison for child abuse.
Fairbanks greenlights reality TV show featuring city police
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — Fairbanks officials have greenlighted a contract that could lead to a reality TV show highlighting the city's police department.
Official: More possible victims of California doctor found
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Investigators have identified three more possible victims after a California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged with drugging and raping two intoxicated women, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Michelle Van Der Linden, a spokeswoman for the Orange County district attorney's office, said prosecutors have received numerous calls since Tuesday, when the initial charges were announced against Dr. Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley.
The Latest: Official: More possible victims of doctor found
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a California surgeon and his girlfriend charged with drugging and raping women (all times local):
Prosecutors say they have identified three more possible victims of a California surgeon and his girlfriend who were previously charged with drugging and raping two intoxicated women.
Reality show doc, woman charged with California drug rapes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California physician who appeared in a reality TV dating show and an alleged female accomplice have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and authorities said Tuesday there could be many more victims.
Auditions for “American Idol” this month in Shreveport
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — If singing is your thing, prepare for the spotlight.
ABC's "American Idol" will host open call auditions Sept. 9 at the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium.
London Fire Brigade: ‘Hunky firefighter’ cliches are sexist
LONDON (AP) — The London Fire Brigade wants the media to stop depicting firefighters as hunky sex objects.
The service says the images are sexist and deter women from joining the profession.
The brigade has criticized reality TV show "Love Island" for including a "fireman challenge" in which male contestants had to strip down and pretend to rescue a woman in danger.
Defiant as Trump rages, Omarosa says she won’t be silenced
NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared that she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss appeared to shift to a possible legal battle.
Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her
NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman declared Tuesday that she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss appeared to shift to a possible legal battle.
‘Southern Charm’ star to quit show amid rape allegations
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An original cast member on the Bravo reality TV show "Southern Charm" has announced he's quitting amid rape allegations.
News outlets report Thomas Ravenel tweeted Tuesday that he's not doing the show anymore, saying the show took advantage of him. The move by the 56-year-old former South Carolina State Treasurer comes amid an investigation into multiple rape allegations against him.
Trump, Omarosa trade insults, charges; reality TV rerun?
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman faced off Monday in a messy clash that involved an explosive tell-all book, secret recordings and plenty of insults — reviving their roles as reality show boss and villain.
Trump accused Manigault Newman, the former White House liaison to black voters, as "wacky" and "not smart" after his former co-star revealed her recording of a phone conversation with the president during a media blitz for her new book.
Man linked to reality TV star Bethenny Frankel found dead
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities are investigating the suspected overdose death at Trump Tower of a man romantically linked to reality TV personality Bethenny Frankel.
A spokeswoman for the New York City medical examiner's office has identified the man as Dennis Shields.
The 51-year-old Shields had been known for being the on-again, off-again boyfriend of Frankel, who gained fame as a star of "The Real Housewives of New York City."
NEW YORK (AP) — The online video star named Dr. Pimple Popper, who films herself squeezing pus from acne, is a different kind of voyeur when she's off the clock.
Dr. Sandra Lee likes to search for mukbangs, a Korean term for people who film themselves eating large amounts of food while interacting with the camera.
"I'm just shocked at how much food that they're eating," laughed Lee in a recent interview. "I'm like, 'Look at them — they're stuffing their face with all those noodles.'"
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors have charged reality TV star Farrah Abraham with two misdemeanor charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last month.
Los Angeles district attorney's spokesman Ricardo Santiago said Monday that Abraham has been charged with misdemeanor battery and resisting, delaying or obstructing a peace office. Her case is scheduled for arraignment on Aug. 13.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Video clips of reality TV figure Richard Harrison played in a Las Vegas funeral home where the patriarch of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop empire was remembered as a Navy veteran, husband, father and sometimes cranky character.
One showed a "Pawn Stars" episode where he prepared to drive through an obstacle course.
"Oh, shut up before you even go there. I am the best driver here," Harrison told his son and colleagues before proceeding to knock down several traffic cones.
SEATTLE (AP) — Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen has been sentenced to probation for spitting on an Uber driver last year in Seattle.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Police say former reality TV star Farrah Abraham was arrested early Wednesday after attacking a security guard at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Beverly Hills Police said the security guard asked Abraham to leave the hotel around 1 a.m. because she refused to stop shouting at other guests inside the hotel's restaurant. The guard said she hit him in the face with her forearm, grabbed his ear and pushed him in the face. The guard had only minor injuries.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A woman whose life sentence was commuted by President Donald Trump thanked him on Thursday for "having mercy" and said reality TV star Kim Kardashian West saved her life.
After flexing his clemency powers once again, Trump tweeted: "Good luck to Alice Johnson. Have a wonderful life!"
And "BEST NEWS EVER!!!!" was the exuberant Twitter response from Kardashian West, who visited the White House last week to press the case.
Alice Johnson Free After Trump Commutes Sentence
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flexing his clemency powers once again, President Donald Trump on Wednesday commuted the life sentence of a woman whose cause was championed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian West.
"BEST NEWS EVER!!!!" was the exuberant Twitter response from Kardashian West, who visited the White House last week to press the case.