charity Trading Spaces auction begins; buy Amy Wynn’s belt, Hildy’s shirt.

charity Trading Spaces auction begins; buy Amy Wynn’s belt, Hildi’s shirt.
Members of the Trading Spaces cast have contributed items to an eBay auction that starts today and runs through Dec. 20. Among the items up for bid are Amy Wynn’s (autographed) tool belt and hammer, the jeans and shirt Hildi wore in London, slipcovers by Vern, a candle holder by Ty, and ornaments made by Gen, Frank, Edward, and Kia. Proceeds benefit “Rebuilding Together, the nation’s largest volunteer home rehabilitation organization” which works to “preserve and revitalize houses and communities, assuring that low-income homeowners, particularly those who are elderly and disabled and families with children, live in warmth, safety, and independence,” according to TLC’s web site.
+ plus: Survivor charity auction continues.

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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