Jeff Probst is dating Vanuatu’s Julie.

Jeff Probst is dating Vanuatu’s Julie.
Survivor Vanuatu fifth-place finisher Julie Berry and Survivor Vanuatu host Jeff Probst are officially dating, according to People magazine. The relationship began with an e.mail message from Jeff which said, in part, “Hey, do you want a real reward challenge?” Well, not really. Actually, The AP says “Probst says they started dating after he e-mailed her to say hello once the show was over. He says he’s already met her family.” To try to make this even more controversial, the AP reports their ages: “Probst is 43, Berry just turned 24.”
+ plus: Chris explains his strategy, and says that Eliza and Ami both congratulated him.

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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