The Next Joe M debuts tonight.

The Next Joe M debuts tonight.
Public relations with European nations gets tested tonight as FOX debuts Joe Millionaire 2, a.k.a. The Next Joe Millionaire: An International Affair. The fourteen women that $11k-a-year rodeo cowboy David Smith will lie to represent countries such as the Czech Republic, Sweden, Italy, and Germany. The show airs tonight at 8 p.m. ET and, starting next week, on Mondays and Tuesdays at 8. And if that isn’t enough, you can get show-related information on your cell phone, including ring tones and “a flirting text game.”

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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