America selects Hank, who refuses to marry Lisa on national TV.

America selects Hank, who refuses to marry Lisa on national TV.
Simon Cowell’s Cupid concluded last night, with America selecting Lisa’s favorite suitor Hank. But during the wedding ceremony, Hank said he wouldn’t marry Lisa on national TV, because, he “Lisa means something to me,” and he wants her to have a real wedding. Lisa said they “just don’t want to share any more” of their lives. That means they gave up the $1 million dowry that the show would have given them had they married and stayed married for a 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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