Rosie O’Donnell verbally castrates Boogie on The View

Watching Mike “Boogie” Malin receive $500,000 might not have been all that exciting. But watching Rosie O’Donnell rip Mike on The View provided at least some consolation, especially since she actually seemed to be a fan of the show. Besides refusing to sit next to him (all in her sort of playful Rosie way), she mocked Will and Boogie’s “little 12-year-old” telephone routine (which, naturally, Elisabeth Hasselbeck said was funny). The audience also seems to hate him, not that he really cares. After all, he has half a million dollars and a bunch of restaurants co-owned by celebrities.

Anyway, here Mike’s seven and a half minutes of humiliation, which includes Rosie challenging Janelle and Erika about why they didn’t band together earlier:

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.