tonight: Trading Spaces celeb episode features Dixie Chicks’ lead singer.

tonight: Trading Spaces celeb episode features Dixie Chicks’ lead singer.
One of Trading Spaces fans is Dixie Chicks lead singer Natalie Maines, and tonight, she and her mother will trade spaces for a celebrity edition of the show. Natalie worked with Hildi, and says the designer “gets a bum rap. I see how people’s rooms looked before she comes in, and whether they like it or not, in my opinion, they need to like it. It’s better than their own taste.” Vern Yip redecorated her bedroom along with her mother and sister, while she, her cousin and Hildi worked on her mother’s multi-purpose room.
+ also: Natalie got to pick the designers for her shoot; otherwise, “it would have been too risky,” she says.

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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