Who's News Tuesday: Celebrity Rehab, Real Housewives of New Jersey, Meredith Vieira
Jun 07 2011 09:11 pm CET
In other news Tuesday, VH1 has revealed who will be seeking treatment on Celebrity Rehab, The Real Housewives franchise is still going strong, and morning television prepares its farewell to Meredith Vieira.
VH1 has announced who will be joining Dr. Drew Pinsky for the fifth season of Celebrity Rehab. Steven Adler returns for another stint, Survivor: Gabon contestant Jessica "Sugar" Kiper checks in, and Michael Lohan (whose profession is listed as "Celebrity Dad") will also be on hand to thoroughly bum us out. The detox begins Sunday, June 26.
Fans of the Real Housewives franchise have a lot of good news to celebrate. First, Sunday's season six finale of Real Housewives of Orange County was the highest-rated episode of the series, bringing in almost 2.9 million viewers. Also, Real Housewives of New Jersey has been renewed for a fourth season. The show will be moving to Sundays at 10pm. It will premiere in its new timeslot following the RHoOC Reunion airing this Sunday at 9pm.
Finally, Wednesday is Meredith Vieira's last day as co-host of The Today Show. Vieira decided to leave the show after almost five years to spend more time with her family. Ann Curry will officially move into the co-host role starting Thursday.
Sources: US Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, MSNBC
Mike McComb – TVLatest.com
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