Naima is America’s Next Top Model.

Naima is America’s Next Top Model.
Naima Mora is America’s Next Top Model (or, more correctly, the next next next next top model, since this is cycle four). After Tyra met with the finalists and warmed their hearts by calling them “Miss SoAndSo,” they shot a commercial for Cover Girl and did a final photo shoot. The results sent Keenyah and her stomach home. After a fashion show where Naima and Kahlen literally walked on water, on a runway that was just below the surface of a fountain. After “the longest deliberation we’ve ever done,” Tyra said that Naima’s body of work was judged weaker than Kahlen’s, but said her final runway show, photo, and commercial were stronger. Thus, the girl who started with mohawk won the whole competition. If you think you can handle being in the same room with Janice Dickinson without instinctively spraying her with Raid, the show is currently casting for cycle six, since five has apparently already been cast.

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.