Juan Pablo, Brooks and Bryden of "The Bachelorette"

 Juan Pablo, Brooks and Bryden of "The Bachelorette"

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A look at the good, bad and sometimes weird men of "The Bachelorette"

Who has what it takes and who shouldn't unpack?

Judging from these handsome photos, you'd think Desiree has a wide and varied assortment of potential suitors on this season of "The Bachelorette." Of course, you'd only believe that if you didn't watch the first episode, in which more than a few guys felt comfortable waving their freak flags, dangling room keys and showing up without shirts (or with armor). Welcome to the weirdest season yet!

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"The Bachelorette"

 "The Bachelorette"

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Watch: An embarrassing rap video from 'The Bachelorette' and Soulja Boy

It turns out not even Des has the right rhythm

Sometimes, when you're just having fun and goofing around with friends, you run a video camera. After all, no one's going to see it, right? It seems Des and the bachelors of "The Bachelorette" have decided to do this by taping a rap video, but they forgot that last part. ABC has not only set this thing to air at the end of the second episode of the show (Mon. June 3), they've recruited a real rapper, Soulja Boy, to make all of these people look as white and rhythmless as possible. 

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Oklahoma after the tornado

 Tina Taylor salvages belongings from a home after the Oklahoma tornado

Credit: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel

Oklahoma tornado disaster to be focus of 1-hour special 'instamentary'

Discovery show to show on-the-ground footage and CGI

The tragic EF5 tornado that ripped through Oklahoma City and Moore, Oklahoma on May 20th is now going to be explored in a TV special. Discovery Channel is airing "Mile Wide Tornado: Oklahoma Disaster" (working title, by the way) on Sun. June 2 at 10:00 p.m.

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"So You Think You Can Dance"

 "So You Think You Can Dance"

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'So You Think You Can Dance' recap: It's off to Boston for talent, nuts

Some auditions inspire, while others just confuse

Ah, more auditions. Doesn't the road to Vegas seem a lot longer than usual this season? This week, the show is heading off to Boston, which is where season 6 winner Russell was found. That would suggest greatness is there to be found, and yes, there are some amazing auditions. Unfortunately, there's some total crap as well. The good news? It seems that this season, "SYTYCD" is making a conscious effort to show us montages of crap, which gives us the flavor of garbage, but prevents said crappy dancers from getting their names in households across the country or even a truly singular YouTube video. I think this is a smart move, although I almost wanted to see the entirety of the bunny dancing chick's audition. That looked messed up. 

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"The Real Housewives of Orange County"

 "The Real Housewives of Orange County"

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'Real Housewives of Orange County': Does Tamra's past excuse her rage?

The frequently furious housewife confesses she just needs a hug

In last night's episode of "The Real Housewives of Orange County," we got to spend some quality time with Tamra and her mom and a reported audience of a thousand people that really looked to be about 50. Tamra was giving an inspirational keynote speech at a women's expo in Los Angeles, which turned out to be more about Tamra barfing out the crappy details of her life than inspiring anyone, unless the inspiration was "You, too, can someday be a reality TV star with a wine club! And a gym which has yet to open! And maybe good hair!" 

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"Naked & Afraid"

 "Naked & Afraid"

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Discovery reveals even more with bare pairs on 'Naked & Afraid'

A man and woman are left naked and alone to survive on an island
Following up on the bare-ass nudity of "Naked Castaway," Discovery is taking bare survival to the next level -- pairs of naked people! While it really should be called "Adam & Eve," the series is titled "Naked & Afraid." So, this is like a dating show, but with fear, tiny biting creatures and nothing to eat. So romantic!
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Rob Lowe at the White House

 Rob Lowe at the White House

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Rob Lowe is cast to play JFK in NatGeo's 'Killing Kennedy'

Ginnifer Goodwin and Michelle Trachtenberg set to co-star

Although I've been hoping for a TV movie revolving around Rob Lowe's "Behind the Candelabra" character Dr. Startz (wouldn't you watch that?), it seems "The West Wing" star has signed on for something that could be entertaining in its own right. National Geographic Channel today announced that the Emmy-winner has been cast in the iconic role of President John F. Kennedy in the upcoming two-hour original "Killing Kennedy." Ginnifer Goodwin will join Lowe in the White House as FLOTUS Jacqueline Kennedy, while Michelle Trachtenberg will take on her first Russian-speaking role as Marina Oswald. If you don't know who Marina Oswald is, please go to the back of the class. 

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"The Bachelorette"

 "The Bachelorette"

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'The Bachelorette' meets a truly weird assortment of guys

While some fellas shine, others seem drunk, insane, creepy and desperate

Before we begin, I have to say this season of "The Bachelorette" may have some of the weirdest and creepiest contenders yet. I'm shocked everyone (in theory) passed a background check before joining the show, and I'm hoping wherever they stay doesn't have sharp objects. I'm also wondering if Desiree was chosen to be "The Bachelorette" in part because she's too nice to run screaming for the hills as the nut jobs pile up. But yes, even Des, it seems, has a limit, and gives one spectacularly skeevy guy the boot BEFORE the rose ceremony. Hey, I was just impressed that she stopped herself at one. 

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Paulina Rubio

 Paulina Rubio

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Reality TV Roundup: 'Idol,' 'X Factor,' 'Dancing with the Stars' and more

It's been a busy week, so get all your reality news here, now

Welcome to Reality TV Roundup -- a quick look at some of the reality TV-centric stories that have recently popped up across the fine, old Interwebs. Click away, my couch potato friends. But before you do...

SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! SPOILER ALERT! One more time: SPOILER ALERT. If you watch any competition shows, the latest elimination for each show is probably revealed in the text below. The hope is that, if you missed this week's program and would rather clear out your DVR than watch the episode, you can get a quick hit here. But don't come crying to me if you find out something you didn't want to know. You've been warned. Also note: lots of non-competition reality info lurks below, too. 
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Ramona Singer, Vicki Gunvalson, Porsha Stewart

 Ramona Singer, Vicki Gunvalson and Porsha Stewart of "The Real Housewives" franchise. 

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10 Real Housewives' stars who need to go, now

One show in the franchise should fire its entire cast

As new versions of "The Real Housewives" franchise come and go, so do cast members. New cast members bring new perspectives, new clothes and, most importantly, new drama. The problem comes when cast members overstay their welcome.

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