Lisa Whelchel talks post-Survivor plans

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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

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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’

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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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‘Survivor’ Champ Rupert Boneham Running for Governor of Indiana

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Fan fave Rupert Boneham won a million bucks on Survivor: All-Stars in 2004. Now the reality enthusiast is hoping the popular vote will take him all the way to the Governor’s Mansion. He’s announced that he is seeking the Libertarian Party nomination for governor of Indiana.

Sandra Diaz Twine “Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains” Winner

Sandra Diaz-Twine is the only person to win Survivor twice after taking home the $1 million grand prize on Sunday night’s finale of Survivor: Heroes vs. Villains. The 20th season stranded 20 veteran contestants, divided into tribes of good guys and bad guys, in Samoa. The ruthless 34-year-old bank teller from Fayetteville, North Carolina overcame…

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Jennifer Lyon, “Survivor: Palau” Contestant, Dies Of Cancer

Survivor Star Jennifer Lyon Dies

Jennifer Lyon, a contestant on the tenth season of CBS’ long-running reality drama Survivor, has passed away after lengthy battle against breast cancer. She was 37. The reality star passed away at her home in Oregon on Tuesday night, according to her rep. Lyon, who finished fourth on Survivor: Palau in 2005, was diagnosed with…

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Natalie White “Survivor: Samoa” Winner

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Natalie White, 26, a former pharmaceutical sales rep from Van Buren, Arkansas, won the $1 million prize on the season finale of Survivor: Samoa Sunday night. The blonde earned enough jury votes to win the Polynesian-set 19th season of CBS’ long-running reality smash. Perhaps most notably, Natalie managed successfully slay slick-talking Texan Russell Hantz —…

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Levi Johnston Invited To Join “Dancing With The Stars” & “Survivor”

Levi Johnston might not be going full frontal in his upcoming Playgirl spread, but he’s reportedly considering offers to appear on reality TV. Bristol Palin’s baby daddy told Zap2It’s Dish Rag at The GQ Party in Hollywood Wednesday that he’s fielding offers from both Dancing With the Stars and Survivor. Although the native Alaskan isn’t…

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