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    March 20, 2014
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    January 22, 2014

    Marlins Prez David Samson Officially Announced as Survivor Cast Member

    As hard as it seemed to believe, reports that Miami Marlins president David Samson had taken off in the middle of the season to go film a reality TV show weren't rumors. He was officially announced today as a cast member of CBS's Survivor: Cagayan.

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2014

    Report: Marlins President David Samson to Compete on Survivor

    For those of you who wish you could pluck Marlins team President David Samson from Marlins Park and place him somewhere on a desolate island far, far away -- your dreams have come true. Apparently he'll be a contestant on the next season of Survivor. It show how seriously he takes his job that he ... More >>

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    October 10, 2013

    Top Chef New Orleans Recap: Rebuilding and Feeding

    New Orleans is one of the oldest and greatest cities in the United States, filled with people who have deep roots and love for their crazy, enchanted place in the world. A visit to the French Quarter or Garden District now, shows an area that's thriving and alive. But further up the road, there is s ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    Top Chef New Orleans Recap: Miami is the Queen of the Swamps, Baby

    The first episode of every new season of Top Chef is chaotic. Montages of cheftestants pulling wheelie bags through airports and meeting their roommates takes up precious time. Plus, there are so many new faces to learn before the half dozen or so standouts rise up in the second or third episode. B ... More >>

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    April 18, 2013
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    January 17, 2013
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    November 22, 2012
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    August 15, 2012

    Top Chef Cruise Sets Sail From Miami in April

    Calling all Miami Top Chef fans. Clear your calendars because you're about to set sail on the Top Chef cruise.That's right, mateys. Top Chef: The Cruise sets sail April 11, 2013 from the Port of Miami. The cruise, on board the Celebrity Constellation, will give fans of the Bravo cooking competition ... More >>

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    August 7, 2012

    Teen Mom Farrah Abraham's Debut Single and Five Other Reality Stars Butchering Pop Music

    In the make-believe world of reality television, anything is possible ... So long as it's marketable. Take Teen Mom starlet Farrah Abraham, the 21-year-old aspiring chef-turned-model-turned-author who snuck into America's collective heart with her charming smile and piercing gaze, who's looking to ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012

    Steven Tyler Quits American Idol: "It's Time for Me to Let Go of My Mistress, American Idol"

    See also "A Timeline of Steven Tyler's Transition From Sex Symbol to 63-Year-Old Grandma" and "Charlie Sheen May Join American Idol as Judge: Cigarettes, Sloppy Kisses, Other Predictions." Whoa ... Is it possible that Charlie Sheen might actually get hired as an American Idol judge? Well, we here ... More >>

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    February 2, 2012

    Is Tampa the New Miami? Tampa TV Experts Say Yes

    ​Here in Miami, we like to think we have a monopoly on star personalities. But according to at least one reality TV casting director, Tampa's where you can really find the talent."Tampa is the new Miami," casting director Rose Rosen told the Tampa Bay Times this week, noting that a colleague of he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Top Chef: The Tour Arrives in Miami June 1

    Photo by Heidi Gutman/BravoTop Chef: The Tour's stop at New York City.​Do you swoon when you hear Fabio Vivian speak? Squeal every time Clara Hall says "Hootie hoo"? Well, then you are in luck, because Top Chef is taking its show on the road. The creatively named Top Chef: The Tour will stop in So ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011
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    May 4, 2011

    Jose Canseco Has a Reality Show Concept He Wants Television Execs to Email Him About

    ​Jose Canseco spent his time on Celebrity Apprentice being as boring as possible and playing a lot of catch with Meatloaf. Then he left early, saying his father was deathly ill. Then Canseco was supposed to fight in a celebrity boxing match in Hollywood, but tried to send his twin brother Ozzie in ... More >>

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    March 17, 2011

    Real Housewives' Lea Black: Sarah Palin is a Circus Sideshow

    ​You might not know it from the freak show that is Bravo's Real Housewives of Miami, but star Lea Black is a pretty prominent figure in Florida's Democratic party fund-raising machine. Along with her attorney husband Roy Black, she held the very first fund-raiser for then-candidate Barack Obama in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2010

    Chad Waltrip, Amazing Race Contestant, Accused of Racism in Firing Three Black Employees

    via CBS Waltrip and girlfriend Stephanie Smith on The Amazing Race. On the show, Smith warned that Waltrip "gets out his anger or energy by yelling at other people."​When Chad Waltrip appeared recently on the CBS reality TV show The Amazing Race, three of his co-workers in Miami say they ha ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    South Park Illustrates Our Worst Fears About Jersey Shore

    ​When MTV announced Jersey Shore would film its second season in South Beach, Miami became the only place outside of Jersey to become infected by a Jersey-fied reality show. So last night's South Park, in which the mountain town is suddenly overrun by "cabbage-muffed" Jerseyites, hit close to home ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010
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    October 1, 2010

    Jersey Shore Damage Report: Exit Angelina

    via MTV​Sadly, time is winding down to the Macaroni Rascal's tour of destruction in Miami, but last night the journey ended for Angelina. Yes, the life-sized rat in a mini-dress and bad mascara decided to once again pack up all of the extra Swiss cheese and various shiny things she found around th ... More >>

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    September 29, 2010

    Snooki Will Write a Novel, Denies Alcohol Poisoning Claims

    ​Earlier this week came reports that petite princess of poofdom Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi had a secret near death experience while shooting Jersey Shore in Miami stemming from alcohol poisoning. She's refuted the rumors, and in fact, she's living life right now perhaps at a level higher than most of ... More >>

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    September 27, 2010

    Snooki Was Reportedly Hospitalized for Alcohol Poisoning During Filming in Miami

    Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, the magical elfin princess of the Guido kingdom, apparently spent time in the hospital while filming Jersey Shore in Miami in what is reporting as a "scary near-death incident." The hospitalization allegedly took place during the events of last week's episode ... More >>

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    September 20, 2010

    Has Bravo Secretly Been Filming Real Housewives of Miami?

    photo by Bill CookeUnfortunately, Real Housewives of Hialeah remains but a dream. ​Miami seems like the perfect location for a spin-off of the Reality TV behemoth Real Housewives franchise that Bravo has unleashed on the world. Though, when The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills premiers next month ... More >>

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    September 16, 2010
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    September 2, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Houston, We Have a Problem, Episode 12

    Photo by David Giesbrecht/BravoWas it really Tiffany's time?​A lot of Top Chef fans complain the DC edition has been boring. Yeah, there have been some duds, but Las Vegas was much worse. The Voltaggio brothers were too good to be on Top Chef and blew out the competition week after week. Where's t ... More >>

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    August 30, 2010

    Top Chef Upsets The Amazing Race to Win the Emmy

    Top Chef's Padma Lakshmi and Tom Colicchio won the Emmy last night. ​Last night, Top Chef pulled off a major upset in the Outstanding Reality Competition Program category at the 62nd annual Emmy Awards. For seven years, since the category was introduced, The Amazing Race has swept the competition. ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Making Concessions, Episode 11

    Photo by David Giesbrecht/BravoTiffany and Ed hit it out of the park this week.​Last night on Top Chef, we were treated to an opening sequence of frontrunner Ed donning a hideous yellow housedress as the roommates laughed. Actually, Ed was wearing Tiffany's dress. Hmmm. How did that happen?In anot ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Covert Cuisine, Episode 10

    Photo by David Giesbrecht/Bravo​With the departure of Kenny, I wasn't looking forward to this episode of Top Chef. I thought it would be all about Angelo and his ego. And in a way it was; just not the usual bragging and posturing. Dude seemed off his game last night. What was consistent in this ep ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Restaurant Wars, Episode 9

    Photo by David Giesbrecht/BravoTom Colicchio and Kenny.​Each season of Top Chef, everyone looks forward to one episode in particular: "Restaurant Wars." Last night, the show celebrated the episode with a bang. And the result was kind of surprising.Before "Restaurant Wars," however, we got a shot o ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010
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    August 5, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Foreign Affairs, Episode 8

    Photo by David Giesbrecht/BravoMarcus Samuelson and Padma Lakshmi​Can we just skip this middling episode and embrace the fabulousness that is Restaurant Wars next week? The preview looks like the drama-filled, make-it-or-break it moments Top Chef is celebrated for. So excited.In the meantime, with ... More >>

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    July 29, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Power Lunch, Episode 7

    Photo by David Giesbrecht/BravoPack up your knives, Andrea.​This episode began with some obligatory scenes in the Top Chef brownstone. While Angelo was missing ousted Tamesha, Kenny was still licking his wounds from being sent to Judges' Table by his peers: "For the last challenge I wasn't on the ... More >>

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    July 22, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Cold War, Episode Recap

    Andrea Curto-Randazzo stares down Michelle Bernstein and Padma Lakshmi. ​Prior to the airing of this episode of Top Chef, I saw that Michelle Bernstein (of Michy's and Sra. Martinez) would be one of the judges. I wondered if this would work for or against Talula chef Andrea Curto-Randazzo. The Mia ... More >>

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    July 15, 2010

    Top Chef Season 7: Everyone Gets Crabs, Episode 5 Recap

    Photo by David Giesbrecht/BravoAndrea is finally on top!​This episode of Top Chef marked the first of the show's fauxmances, with the pairing off of Angelo and Tamesha in one corner, and Ed and Tiffany in another. Is it a sign of gamesmanship or true love? Or are these lusty chefs getting lonely i ... More >>

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    June 18, 2010

    Top Chef's Andrea Curto-Randazzo's Video Rant

    Top Chef's Andrea Curto-Randazzo. ​Miami Top Chef contestant Andrea Curto-Randazzo has taken to YouTube to vent some frustrations (you hear that, Padma!), give her fellow reality stars some shout-outs and throw out the word "cock." The Talula and Water Club chef's "I'm Just Sayin' " video rant is ... More >>

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    June 17, 2010

    The Return of Top Chef: Season Premiere Recap

    Photo by David Giesbrecht/BravoGo Andrea, go!Season seven of Top Chef launched last night and it was great to see a very buxom Padma Lakshmi and no-nonsense Tom Colicchio return to the airwaves. This version of Top Chef is set in Washington D.C., and the puns about cooking in our nation's capital en ... More >>

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    April 1, 2010

    "Outrageous Chongas and Bros" Being Cast for Jersey Shore-Like Reality Show

    ​Thanks to Jersey Shore, the era of ethnocentric reality-TV trash is upon us, and it was only a matter of time before someone decided to mine the potential reality-TV gold that is Miami's vast chonga community. We're 99 percent sure this isn't an April Fools' Day joke.Beach Pictures, the productio ... More >>

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    October 23, 2009

    SuperNanny in Miami to Find Weirdo Families

    Since swapping your wife will undoubtedly lead to your child taking faux rides in a foil balloon and one of your family members cutting one on Larry King Live, hiring a new millennium Mary Poppins may be a better way to make your foray into reality television. And you just may end up with a hou ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009
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    June 15, 2009

    Brooke Hogan's Lesbian Kiss

    The premiere of Brooke Knows Best's second season was, dare I say, touching. We all know the personal saga of the Hogans (a messy divorce, the son's stint in jail, and the matriarch dating a 19-year-old boy toy), but that episode almost made you feel for a family with loads of money and a dan ... More >>

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    October 2, 2008

    DiLido Beach Club's Jeff McInnis Contestant in Upcoming Season of Top Chef

    The Hot Chef of some anonymous New Timer's dreams. Miami has been doing pretty good for itself in the Bravo TV reality show arena lately, with Kendall-ite Dee Adames being crowned Shear Genius. Though we don't have a horse in the Project Runway race this season (which is fine, considering it's the ... More >>

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    October 1, 2008

    "Hot Chef of our Dreams" on Bravo's Top Chef

    The Hot Chef of some anonymous New Timer's dreams. Miami has been doing pretty good for itself in the Bravo TV reality show arena lately, with Kendall-ite Dee Adames being crowned Shear Genius. Though we don't have a horse in the Project Runway race this season (which is fine. worst. season. ever.), ... More >>

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    July 31, 2008

    Who Is ... Dustin Diamond?

    Feed your mind at the Just the Funny Pop Culture Improv Challenge.

  • Film

    April 24, 2008

    Jay McCarroll Wins Again

    Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Fest reels in the Project Runway winner.

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    January 17, 2008

    Dance Fever

    Catch it at the BankAtlantic Center.

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    September 6, 2007

    Shake What Your Mama Gave Ya

    Aspiring dancers have been “Waiting for Tonight” forever

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    July 18, 2007
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    June 21, 2007

    Celebrity Sway

    The Dancing with the Stars tour glides into town

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    June 7, 2007
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    April 5, 2007

    Are You In?

    Give Tim Gunn our fondest regards

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