ABC and Bachelor producer plan Joe Millionaire copy featuring two men.

ABC and Bachelor producer plan Joe Millionaire copy featuring two men.
The Bachelor/ette producer Mike Fleiss will next produce for ABC a show that’s a rip-off of Joe Millionaire. Rich Guy, Poor Guy will feature, sort of obviously, two guys, one rich and one poor; the gaggle of women chasing them won’t know who is the rich one and who is the poor one. Fleiss doesn’t hide the fact that this show is inspired by FOX’s program: “Based on the success of ‘Joe Millionaire’ and the whole is-it-for-love-or-money vibe, we decided to go forward with this project,” Variety reports he said. There will be some twists, however; the women will live in both a mansion and a trailer park-type place, and when the final women decide whether or not to stay with the men, they’ll be able to get married right then.

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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