Amazing Race 4 wrapped last month.

Amazing Race 4 wrapped last month.
In a story about network plans in the event of war with Iraq–“two to three days of continuous, commercial-free news coverage” are planned–The Hartford Courant reports that production on The Amazing Race 4 wrapped production last month. (The piece identifies the show incorrectly as TAR3.) CBS’ spokesperson said the show was sensitive to the current world climate (e.g., everyone hates our imperial asses). “The producers are very careful with the course. They don’t want to send contestants into any hotbed of anti-Americanism,” Chris Ender told the paper.
+ also: reality TV and other programming may be dropped for coverage of the war.

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.

about the writer

Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.