“unusual betting” may reveal Apprentice finalists; Crest happy with last week’s ep.

“unusual betting” may reveal Apprentice finalists; Crest happy with last week’s ep.
A betting site that has previously halted betting on reality TV shows has stopped betting on The Apprentice 2. As a company rep told the AP, “When this has happened before, it’s because someone has known the outcome.” This has actually happened four times before, most recently when a number of unusual bets were placed on Survivor Pearl Islands winner Sandra Diaz-Twine. The AP’s story marks where the potential spoilers begin; in it, BetWWTS reveals that the “unusual betting pattern on two contestants” were $300 bets placed on both (highlight to read) Jennifer Massey and Kelly Perdew. Only time will tell if they turn out to be the final two. Elsewhere in Apprentice-land, Crest is thrilled with its product placement on last week’s episode. After the episode aired, “Procter & Gamble Co. logged 4.7 million hits to the product’s Web site. … the highest level of online interest in a single product launch in P&G history,” American City Business Journals reports.
+ don’t forget: The show airs tonight instead of Thursday this week to make room for the first presidential debate.

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.