Survivor Guatemala debuts tonight

The 11th season of CBS’ hit reality series debuts tonight. Survivor Guatemala premieres at 8 p.m. ET, and will not be preempted by the President’s address to the nation.

During the episode, we’ll find out exactly what the twists are and what the two returning cast members will be doing, although interviews host Jeff Probst has given suggest the two will actually play the game.

Jeff Probst also responds to small-minded morons who are making irrational arguments about the show and hurricane Katrina. Jeff told reporters, “Nobody in their right mind is going to think ‘Survivor’ is about surviving. It’s technically a game show.”

Survivor Guatemala [CBS]

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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