Top Model 4 finalists revealed.

Top Model 4 finalists revealed.
The 14 finalists who will compete on cycle four of America’s Next Top Model have been revealed. They’re all 18 to 25 years old, and all except one weigh under 130 pounds (Brittany is 137 pounds). Despite Brittany’s seven-pound advantage, none of the models are plus-sized; as E! points out, “Gone is the token plus size contestant from seasons past–these wannabes conform to waifish model standards, despite professing their adoration for foods such as pizza, chili cheese fries and Taco Bell.” The season debuts on March 2.

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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