ISLAND FASHION. Not one but two locals are among the 16 designers on Season 10 of "Project Runway": Andrea Katz, 58, who is from Oceanside but now lives in New York City, and Christopher Palu, 24, who made the opposite trek, growing up in Brooklyn and now residing in Massapequa.
BRITNEY BAY. "NOOOOO. I love this house!" So tweeted "The X Factor" judge Britney Spears Friday night on seeing that the Old Field home of fiance Jason Trawick's parents has been put up for sale. Spears stays at the house overlooking Conscience Bay when visiting New York, most recently at Christmastime. How do we know? Because Britney's tweet links to Valerie Kellogg's Newsday article where Jason's dad, William Trawick, tells us.
PREMIERES.Nicole Murphy (ex-wife of Eddie Murphy), Jessica Canseco (ex-wife of Jose Canseco), Sheree Fletcher (ex-wife of Will Smith), Mayte Garcia (ex-wife of Prince) and Andrea Kelly (ex-wife of R. Kelly) try to prove they're more than just Hollywood exes in VH1's "Hollywood Exes," premiering Monday at 10 p.m. . . . Tori Spelling hosts TLC's new "Craft Wars," in which arts-and-crafts types compete for a $10,000 prize, starting at 10 p.m. Tuesday . . . MTV's "The Real World: St. Thomas" premieres Wednesday night at 10 . . . and chefs compete for a job each week on Food Network's new "Chef Wanted with Anne Burrell," premiering Thursday at 10 p.m.
RECAPS.Emily Maynard eliminated Ryan Bowers and Travis Pope on "The Bachelorette" . . . Jacob quit "The Glass House" to become the first contestant out . . . Kelly Clarkson's partner Jordan Meredith is off "Duets" . . . Danielle Rimmer's been skimmed from "Hell's Kitchen" . . . and six women -- Melissa Alatorre, Lindsay Furman, Natalie Korzon, Cina Luks, Tara Locke and Jenny Blatt -- said goodbye to "Love in the Wild."