Making the Band 3 concludes tonight.

Making the Band 3 concludes tonight.
Just over two months after its debut, Making the Band 3 comes to an end, as P Diddy selects from the nine remaining finalists to form a five-member girl group that will likely be forgotten before it even becomes known. Starting at noon ET today, MTV airs a marathon of episodes four through nine, episode 10 airs at 9:30, and then the one-hour finale debuts at 10. P Diddy, by the way, has signed a deal with MTV. According to Billboard, “MTV has signed a first-look production agreement with Bad Boy Entertainment and its founder, Sean ‘P. Diddy’ Combs … [who] will be called on for everything from developing and consulting to possibly appearing on shows.”

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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