‘Big Brother’ Premiere Tops Night’s Ratings

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap) – The 13th season premiere of “Big Brother” won the evening’s top ratings on Thursday and beat out its previous season premiere, according to preliminary viewership figures. “Big Brother” on CBS at 9 p.m. received a 2.7 rating/8 share in the adults 18-to-49 viewer group, an eight percent climb […]

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Blind Adventurist Hopes To Win ‘Expedition: Impossible’

The first blind man to reach the top of Mount Everest now hopes to emerge as the winner of ABC’s exciting — and dangerous — reality series “Expedition: Impossible” (Thursdays, 9/8c). Erik Weihenmayer, 42, is part of three-man team called No Limits, which will have to cross vast deserts, kayak dangerous rapids and repel down […]

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‘Expedition Impossible’ Is A Moroccan Adventure

BY: LYNN ELBER LOS ANGELES – LOS ANGELES — “Survivor” producer Mark Burnett has found yet another way to toy with gung-ho contestants in his new ABC series, “Expedition Impossible,” which sends 13 three-person teams on a trek across daunting Moroccan terrain. Burnett contends he’s doing the folks a favor. “I have an obligation to […]

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Is Mark Burnett Trying To Kill His Wife?

Mark Burnett insists he is not trying to kill his wife of four years, actress Roma Downey. “I am trying to help my wife live,” the reality TV mogul says. “In the last ten years, I have convinced Roma to become a certified S.C.U.B.A. diver in open water.  Roma can propel down cliffs and she […]

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ABC Sets Up ‘Impossible’ New Reality Show

It’s ‘Indiana Jones’ meets ‘The Amazing Race’! ABC is teaming up with reality show guru Mark Burnett (‘Survivor,’ ‘The Apprentice‘) for a new adventure reality series, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The network has ordered episodes of ‘Expedition Impossible,’ which is expected to air next summer. The concept–three-man teams face challenges as they race around […]

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