Chip, Reichen win Amazing Race 4.

Chip, Reichen win Amazing Race 4.

The summer of gay TV continued as Reichen and Chip won The Amazing Race 4, becoming the first gay couple to do so. The married pair came in ahead of Kelly and Jon, who missed a connecting flight in Tokyo and fell 70 minutes behind.

The race concluded at Papago Park in Phoenix, Arizona. Despite their first-place start on the final leg, David and Jeff fell behind by getting on a bad flight to Hawaii, and were notified the race was over once they arrived on the island.

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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