Real World/Road Rules Challenge debuts tonight.

Real World/Road Rules Challenge debuts tonight.
MTV’s latest The Real World/Road Rules Challenge, called Battle of the Seasons, debuts tonight at 10 p.m. ET, and features two members of every single The Real World and Road Rules cast in single-sex, two-person teams competing for $300,000. All seasons are represented on the teams except for The Real World San Francisco and Hawaii, and the first and fourth Road Rules seasons. The show includes an interactive online game that allows you to build a team of eight players you can trade (up to six trades for the season) and earn points every time your team members cry, fight, get naked, hook up, mentions a previous season of a show, and more. The online game’s winner gets a 2002 Saturn SC2; there are also other prizes.
+ also: a marathon of last year’s Challenge airs today from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET.

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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