Donald Trump fires both Maria and Wes.

Donald Trump fires both Maria and Wes.
Project manager Wes and abject failure Maria both got fired by Donald Trump last night during yet another surprising The Apprentice 2 boardroom. During a task that involved creating an in-store catalog for Levi’s jeans, Wes failed to control Maria, and Maria failed to control Maria. Actually, as TV Gasm writes, Maria was a “Category F-5 tornado” who attempted to take over the task and “engaged in an apparently 30 minute spat … with Sandy.” Perhaps more shocking than the firing was Ivana’s contribution: She suggested producing a “fit wheel” to show the various types of jeans, and it was actually a smart idea that worked well.

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.