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Ryan Knight autopsy shows no immediate cause of death, Joe Bastianich to leave 'MasterChef' series

Ryan Knight of The Real World New Orleans

Ryan Knight of The Real World New Orleans has died at the age of 28 on November 26, 2014. No official cause of death has been released at this time. Credit: Getty Images / Mike Coppola


The autopsy has been completed on 2010's "The Real World: New Orleans" cast-member Ryan Knight, who was found dead Thursday. It uncovered no immediate cause of death, according to, which said investigators are now waiting for the results of toxicology tests. Knight, 28, was found unconscious and not breathing at a friend's residence in Kenosha, Wisconsin.


Restaurateur Joe Bastianich, a judge on Fox's "MasterChef" and "MasterChef Junior," is leaving both shows, the producers and the network said in a joint statement. "Joe has played an integral role in the success" of both shows, "and we all appreciate his incredible culinary insight, sense of humor and passion," Fox and the production companies Shine America and One Potato Two Potato said. Bastianich departs after season three of "MasterChef Junior," premiering Jan. 6.


"The Little Couple," starring Dr. Jen Arnold and her husband, Port Jefferson-reared Bill Klein, returns for season seven tomorrow at 9 p.m. on TLC . . . Then at 10, LMN's new "Living in Secret" profiles ordinary people living hidden double lives . . . Wednesday at 9 p.m., season five of VH1's "Mob Wives" brings Karen Gravano back into the fold; it's immediately followed at 10 by the new "Suave Says," looking at the family life of "Rico Suave" singer Gerardo Mejia . . . Thursday night at 8, chefs battle before judges Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Marcus Samuelsson on season three of ABC's "The Taste" . . . Then at 10 on A&E, it's season eight of A&E's prison cautionary series "Beyond Scared Straight" . . . and on Sunday, "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Patti Stanger is back on Bravo for season eight at 9:30 p.m.


Reagan James and Anita Antoinette were silenced by "The Voice" . . . "Survivor" put a hammer to Wes Nale . . . and Fernando Cruz-ed out of "Hell's Kitchen" on a Thanksgiving week of few first-run reality-show episodes.

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