Bill Serviss, 42, of Sayville is stuck on a deserted...

Bill Serviss, 42, of Sayville is stuck on a deserted island with a California woman he met online, on the premiere episode of A&E's "Love Prison" reality show. Credit: A&E video

PRISONER OF LOVE. A guy who supplies food to delis doesn't often get a chance to spend a week on a private, one-acre island in a hundred-year-old Victorian. So despite the lack of air conditioning, TV, radio, Internet or even board games, says Bill Serviss 42, of Sayville, being on A&E's "Love Prison" -- premiering with his episode Monday night at 10 -- "was awesome! I had the time of my life!" That's probably because the 1989 Connetquot High School grad, who has a 16-year-old son, shared the Belden Island, Connecticut, abode with an attractive, 39-year-old divorced mom of two, Jeanne, a Californian whom he had been dating online for six months.

FINALES. The New York Giants' season-opener pushes tonight's finale of ABC's "Bachelor in Paradise" to a surprisingly precise 1:37 a.m. (Tuesday morning). Jesse Kovacs quit and Brooks Forester was eliminated last week . . . and at 8 p.m. Thursday, following the ouster of Bonnie Gordon, the final four are left in the two-hour season-one finale of ABC's "The Quest."

PREMIERES. Season 13 of "Hell's Kitchen" is open for business with a two-hour premiere tonight at 8 p.m. on Fox . . . Then at 9 on VH1, reality-TV stars and others attend "Couples Therapy" season five . . . On Wednesday at 10 p.m., VH1's new "I Heart Nick Carter" follows the titular Backstreet Boy and his then fiancee Lauren Kitt (they have since married) . . . Season 16 of "The Biggest Loser" weighs in on Thursday at 8 p.m. on NBC . . . and Friday night at 9, the final season of Fox's "Kitchen Nightmare" debuts with revisited restaurants.

RECAPS. Ricky Ubeda won season 11 of "So You Think You Can Dance" . . . Caroline Evans is the first tattoo artist off "Ink Master" season five . . . Christine Brecht and, for a second time, Nicole Franzel were evicted from "Big Brother" . . . "MasterChef" axed Jaimee Vitolo . . . "America's Next Top Model" removed Ivy Timlin . . . Samantha Plasencia was cut from "Project Runway" . . . and "Face Off" sliced off Jason Hodges.

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