Ethan and Jenna work to save koalas.

Ethan and Jenna work to save koalas.
The other Survivor couple, Ethan Zohn and Jenna Morasca, “are in Australia with the Australian Koala Foundation to promote and support the survival of the koala,” Australia’s ABC reports. That gives us possibly the best line ever spoken by a former cast member. Ethan–who, like his partner Jenna but unlike that leech Rob, is a millionaire–said,

“I was a little nervous to see the koala named after me, it might not live up to expectation.”

Definitely something to be concerned about. Ethan added that that worrying was for naught, though, because “it was great, so cuddly, so cute. If you make little kissey noises it will put its face up to you and give you a little kiss on the cheek.” Just like Jeff Probst.

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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