$100K Trading Spaces will be followed in Nov. by Changing Rooms crossover.

$100K Trading Spaces will be followed in Nov. by Changing Rooms crossover.
Trading Spaces will give designers Doug Wilson and Laurie Hickson-Smith $50,000 each to redo a single room in two days. The episode is being referred to as “Trading Space$: $100 Grand,” and it airs Sunday at 8 p.m. ET. And more stunt shows are scheduled: For November sweeps, two designers from the show’s parent, Changing Rooms, will cross the Atlantic to redo two American families’ rooms. And next spring, “a special in April will include a house giveaway,” USA TODAY reports.

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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