It took four attempts, but “Boston” Rob Mariano finally won “Survivor.” The trash-talking 35-year-old veteran of the CBS reality series overcame wacky 52-year-old former federal agent Phillip Sheppard and 19-year-old dancer Natalie Tenerelli to take home the $1 million grand prize on Sunday’s finale of “Survivor: Redemption Island.” Mariano said he earned eight votes from the nine-person jury of dismissed contestants.
NBC is betting on the Playboy club, Chelsea Handler and a raft of romantic comedies among the dozen new series it has ordered in its latest attempt to come back from a long slump that has made it television’s fourth-place broadcast network. The network outlined its fall plans on Sunday, opening a hectic week in which broadcasters unveil their fall schedules to advertisers in hopes they will make multimillion dollar commitments to buy commercials.
Las Vegas police have released three videos involving an early Saturday morning altercation between two groups of people that began at a central valley gas station and resulted in the death of a man.
A transformer exploded near CityCenter early Sunday morning, stalling traffic and causing power outages in the area, according to Clark County officials.