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R.C. OUT.Roberta "R.C." Saint-Amour, of Hewlett Harbor, was voted off on day 19 of "Survivor: Philippines." The Wellesley grad and former Hempstead lifeguard, who once swam the English Channel in a relay team with her older sister and their father, had worked for the Manhattan financial advisory firm Landmark Ventures before leaving to compete on the show.

BALDWIN, BAY SHORE BRING IT.Melanie Martinez, of Baldwin, won her knockout round on "The Voice" to become one of the 20 finalists who will sing on the live playoffs Monday and Wednesday, in which home viewers vote. And Lyric 145, featuring Bay Shore brothers Julien and Jemelle Joseph, has reached the top 12 on "The X Factor."

MORE 'MEDIUM.' TLC has renewed "Long Island Medium," starring Hicksville's Theresa Caputo, for no less than a 30-episode season four, set to premiere in March.

PREMIERES. "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" is back for season three Monday night at 9 on Bravo. Following it at 10 is the premiere of "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," about six young professionals trying to make it in the tech world . . . Bravo cooks up "Top Chef: Seattle," season 10 of the franchise, Wednesday night at 10 . . . and on Saturday, CMT premieres season two of its "Survivor"-like "Redneck Island" at 8, and two new series: "Chainsaw Gang," with chain saw sculptor Stacy Poitras, and "Big Texas Heat," about the police department in tiny Trinity, Texas, pop. 2,697.

RECAPS.Sabrina Bryan and professional partner Louis van Amstel were the surprise eliminees on "Dancing With the Stars" . . . Jorge Flores aka. Nina Flowers and Keith Glen Schubert aka. Tammie Brown were cut from "RuPaul's Drag Race" . . . and Kristin Kagay will not be "America's Next Top Model."


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