Mark Burnett will follow reopening of Las Vegas’ Golden Nugget for Casino.

Mark Burnett will follow reopening of Las Vegas’ Golden Nugget for Casino.
Mark Burnett is heading to Las Vegas to film his next series, The Casino, which was initially rumored to be replacing The Restaurant. FOX’s The Casino “will follow the day-to-day doings of Thomas Breitling and Timothy Poster, two young entrepreneurs who became multimillionaires after selling their Web startup Travelscape to Expedia in 2000 and decided to sink their winnings into buying and renovating” the Golden Nugget, a famous and historic downtown casino. “[T]he casino’s 3,000 pit bosses, cocktail waitresses, entertainers, security guards and other employees” will also be featured in the show. 13 episodes of the show will start airing on FOX next summer. E! Online also reports that Burnett’s show The Apprentice, which follows 20 people competing to run one of Donald Trump’s businesses, will debut Jan. 8.

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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