Lisa Whelchel talks post-Survivor plans


Former Facts of Life star, Lisa Whelchel, didn’t win the title of Sole Survivor, or snag the $1 million payout but she has jump started her career. Whelchel, who was a household name growing up when she played the snotty, Blaire on the Facts of Life sitcom. Lisa, who tied for 2nd place did manage…

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“Facts of Life” Star Lisa Whelchel Has West Nile Virus

Lisa Whelchel West Nile

Lisa Whelchel — best known for her role as Blair on the 1980s sitcom The Facts of Life — says she’s been diagnosed with West Nile virus, a mosquito borne illness marked by fatigue and body aches. The 49-year-old made headlines for the first time in years when she agreed to appear as a contestant…

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CBS Orders More ‘Survivor’

Survivor Renewed

CBS has ordered two additional seasons of Survivor, keeping the long-running reality series on the air through 2013, the network said Thursday. Jeff Probst is confirmed to return as host — he’ll shoot the two extra seasons back-to-back next spring, balancing tribal council with his duties on a new daytime talk show, which is slated…

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