taping of Simple Life 2 road trip begins.

taping of Simple Life 2 road trip begins.
If you see a pink pickup truck, a camera crew and two plastic-looking ladies somewhere in America during the next month, be sure to act like a huge assclown so you’ll end up on TV. The 30-day road trip that is The Simple Life 2 has begun, or will begin soon. As of Thursday, “[f]ilming was to begin in the next few days,” the AP reports. Paris will be seeking fun outside of major cities, as she says that the first season has ruined her socialite life:”Since the show came out, I can’t really have fun anymore because people coming up every minute and, are like, ‘Oh, can I have a picture.’ … I really can’t even hang out with my friends very much anymore.” The new season debuts in June, and according to the AP, “Jon Murray, the show’s executive producer, says there will be eight episodes, double the number from the first season.” Not counting the reunion or the “lost” episode, there were actually seven episodes the first season, so that’s some interesting math.

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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