close public vote adds two wildcard contestants to Canadian Idol finalists.

close public vote adds two wildcard contestants to Canadian Idol finalists.
Canadian Idol has its finalists, and there are 11 of them. The wildcard vote by the public was “so extraordinarily close between Toya and Ryan that the producers decided to give the public what they want, and added another wildcard spot,” CTV reports. The two wildcard contestants are Toya Alexis and Ryan Malcolm; the other nine finalists are Karen-Lee Batten, Gary Beals, Mikey Bustos, Candida Clauseri, Audrey de Montigny, Jenny Gear, Tyler Hamilton, Billy Klippert, and Richie Wilcox.
also: Celine Dion will appear on Canadian Idol when the show travels to Las Vegas.

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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