men get cash, apology, but show with them and a transsexual will still air.

men get cash, apology, but show with them and a transsexual will still air.
The six men who made out with and dated a man they thought was a woman, as part of Sky One’s There’s Something About Miriam, “have received payouts and an apology after they threatened to sue.” However, despite earlier “claiming conspiracy to commit a sexual assault, breach of contract and personal injury,” the Guardian reports that the show will still air next month. In a statement, production company Brighter Pictures says, “It was never the intention of Brighter Pictures or Sky to upset the contestants and they are sorry for any upset caused.” That would have made for an interesting show: contestants unphased by the discovery they’d been deceived.

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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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.