Reality

Watch Austin Peck Pump Iron in Mr. PEC-Tacular Workout DVD

Remember back in October when we told you about Austin Peck appearing in former Big Brother star Jessie Godderz’s upcoming DVD The Mr. PEC-Tacular Jessie Godderz Arm & Chest Workout? The DVD is now available! If one of your 2011 New Year’s resolutions were to get in shape, you should check out their new workout DVD at MrPEC-TacularDVD.com and see if it is right for you. Watch promos for the The Mr. PEC-Tacular DVD after the jump!

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McKenzie Westmore 'Faces Off' This Wednesday on SyFy

Former All My Children and Passions star McKenzie Westmore has a new gig! This Wednesday, January 26, Westmore hosts Syfy’s new reality elimination competition Face Off. In Face Off contestants vie to become the next SFX artist, win a year’s supply of Alcone makeup and $100,000. Westmore’s father, Oscar winning makeup artist Michael Westmore, will make a surprise appearance as a guest judge. Watch Face Off promos after the jump.

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Sherri Shepherd Gets Engaged to Lamar Sally

Congrats to The View’s Sherri Shepherd. On December 26, the funny lady became engaged to TV writer Lamar Sally, according to People. Reportedly, Sally asked Sherri’s son Jeffrey for permission before getting down on bended knee.

Will Facebook Fans Get As The World Turns' Colleen Zenk on Dancing With The Stars?


Never underestimate the power of a soap opera fan.  A fan-created Facebook group called Colleen Zenk Deserves to be on DWTS has over 5,000 members and according to the gorgeous, super-talented As The World Turns star on Twitter, reps from Dancing With the Stars have contacted her agent!

DWTS just contacted my agent! Keep it going! There is a big hill still to climb! Dancing!! READ MORE

David Hasselhoff Reality Show Gets the Heave-Ho



New York Magazine
is reporting that The Young and the Restless alum David Hasselhoff's new reality show, The Hasselhoffs, was given the axe after two episodes by A&E. According to the site, the show debuted on Dec. 5, with dismal ratings of 718,000 while its second episode brought in 505,000. No word on whether the network will burn off the remaining eight episodes.
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Harsh Realities and Domestic Double Standards: Can Daytime Soaps Reclaim Their Turf From Euro-Soaps and Snooki?


Everywhere you look in popular culture these days it seems abusive people are helping to spike ratings. MTV has two hit reality shows (Jersey Shore and Teen Mom) where charm school graduates routinely pound on other human beings, and in an odd showing of Women's Liberation, the abusers are primarily female.
 
A recent episode of ABC's primetime hit Private Practice featured a storyline where a mentally-disturbed woman acted out by physically assaulting her husband. Now comes news that Irish soap opera Fair City has posted record increases in viewership do to a shocking story arc featuring a character named Suzanne beating the crap out of the husband who cheated on her. Meanwhile, another soap villain returned from the dead on ABC Daytime's All My Children READ MORE