kids 12 to 15 years old will live in the jungle as part of a new BBC series.

kids 12 to 15 years old will live in the jungle as part of a new BBC series.
Called Serious Jungle, a new show coming to the BBC resembles the BBC’s Castaway with a little bit of Lord of the Flies thrown in. The participants–who will learn how to survive in the jungle, trek deep within it to build a community, and then live their for two weeks–will be kids 12 to 15. The results will air in a six-part documentary. The BBC is currently searching for kids to participate.
+ plus: Canada looking for kids 10 to 14 for Swap TV, which is like Trading Spaces without the redecorating.

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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