The Amazing Race Recap: Chester & Ephraim Go Home (10/13/13)

Chester & Ephram are eliminated from The Amazing Race without going through any detours or roadblocks. Host Phil Keoghan meets them at the airport to tell them that all other teams have checked in at the Pit Stop. Travis & Nicole arrive 1st and win a trip to Costa Rica. Exes (!) Tim & Marie end up 2nd to last without using their Express Pass. Teams go through the Sao Paolo, Madrid, London and Buenos Airports to go to Lisbon, Portugal. When they land, they must proceed to Martim Moniz Square, ride a tram to the top of the hill, where they…

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60 Minutes Recap 10/13/13: 15-Year-Old’s Early Pancreatic Cancer Detection Test

60 Minutes reports on bankrupt Detroit and how Quicken Loans and real estate businessman Dan Gilbert is rebuilding the city. Many early pancreatic cancer detection tests have proven ineffective, and High School Freshman Jack Andraka’s 3-cent mesothelin test could be one of them. Or not. A City Bank manager saves 105 employees and their families in Saigon. Detroit The economic slowdown has not hit only towns, but the city of Detroit as well. The former industrial capital has gone through decades of declining population, reduced tax revenues, and corruption. This July, it became the biggest to declare bankruptcy, with its…

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The Suze Orman Show: Get Daughter to Pay You From Her Uniformed Gift Minor Account (10/12/13)

The Suze Orman Show tells us to get a maximum 3-year loan for a car, keep the car for 10-15 years, then buy the next car outright. Suze also tells Andrea, who served as custodian for her daughter’s stock, to have Andrea’s daughter sign the checks from the account now that she is 18. She also tells Anna to sell her Jeep Cherokee to shape up her finances. Moneylogue Suze warns us to take out a maximum 3-year loan for a car. She has seen 8-year loans. She points out that insurance and gas are additional costs. She also tells…

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Dateline NBC Recap: Jury Ignores Claims of Faulty Investigation, Finds Brett Seacat Guilty of Murdering Wife (10/11/13)

Dateline NBC airs the events surrounding the death of Vashti Seacat, a mother of two young boys whom her husband claims to have committed suicide on an early morning of April 2011 in Kingman, Kansas. Husband Brett was able to save the couple’s two sons from their burning house and make a 911 call about the incident.  Brett claims Vashti committed suicide but Vashti’s family are convinced that he killed her with a plan to beat the justice system. Vashti’s siblings describe their sister as a model mother and someone who was willing to help the community. Brett is an…

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Shark Tank Recap: Brian McKnight Backs-up DJ Pal, Robert Herjavec’s California Dream (10/11/13)

Tonight on Shark Tank, recording artist Brian McKnight makes an appearance to support an enterprising pal and even gets Sharks Mark Cuban, Lori Greiner, Daymond John, Kevin O’Leary and Robert Herjavec to sing along with his composition. Brian is a successful artist but for the Sharks, his presence is not enough to convince them that R Dub’s plan to syndicate his radio program on a national scale, Sunday Night Slow Jams, is worthy of an investment. R Dub needs $75,000 in exchange for 10% stake, primarily to pay for a sales director he can hire for the show. Despite high…

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