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2010-07-21 09:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- With America's obesity epidemic at an all-time high, the struggle to shed pounds has become an obsession. But what many Americans are finding is that good health and good looks aren't motivation enough to put down the fries. So this summer, VH1 is giving viewers a never-before-seen comedic look at a weight loss competition using the greatest American motivator of all... MONEY! That's right, "Money Hungry," premiering Monday, August 2 at 9:00...

2010-03-11 11:51:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Bengals star wide receiver Chad Ocho Cinco (formerly Chad Johnson) is using his off-season to pursue happiness off the field in his new VH1 reality show "The Tournament" (working title). The series is a mix of Ocho Cinco's on-field charisma blended with the drama of the dating pool played out in a bracket-style dating tournament. The 10 episode, one-hour series is set to premiere in July 2010. One of the NFL's brightest stars,...

2009-04-22 14:04:00

'I Want To Work For Diddy,' 'Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew,' 'Brooke Knows Best,' 'Gotti's Way 2,' and 'Tool Academy,' All Get Renewed 'New York Goes To Work' and 'Sex Rehab with Dr. Drew' Both Get Greenlit for First Seasons LOS ANGELES, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of another viewership milestone, VH1 has ordered additional seasons for five hit series including: "I Want To Work For Diddy" (season 2), "Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew" (season 3), "Brooke Knows Best" (season 2),...

2008-06-24 06:02:38

By Korina Lopez Nothing guarantees a laugh like watching people trip, slip and fall. At least that's what ABC is counting on with the reality competition Wipeout, premiering tonight (8 ET/PT). In each episode, 24 people of all shapes and sizes compete for $50,000 by running a course filled with obstacles designed to knock them into mud pits, spin them until they're dizzy and then knock them down again. "The time-honored tradition of watching people falling down is always funny," says...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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