NBA/WNBA plan show to find next pro basketball

NBA/WNBA plan show to search the world for the next pro basketball player.
The NBA is creating a show that “will gather the best aspiring male and female basketball amateurs from around the globe to vie for a tryout with a team from each pro league,” according to the Hollywood Reporter. Called Who Wants to Be an NBA/WNBA Player?, finalists will compete in games like HORSE and other games while being judged “by a panel of experts including a player, a talent scout and an NBA coach.” No network has signed on yet, but the NBA hopes to air the show sometime in the middle of this year.

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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