Greg Insco walked 2,200 miles from Cincinnati to Los Angeles in order to hand-deliver his Survivor video to casting director Lynne Spillman, and then he was rejected for being “too nice.” I’d make fun of him except it’s hard to mock someone who’s growing his hair out only so he can donate something to Locks of Love, and is hitchhiking his way back having refused offers for plane tickets to return home because he’d rather people give the money to charity. Despite being rejected, he’s still upbeat and says he has a plan B. Maybe that involves using something called the United States Postal Service.
Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on 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
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.
- A collision of two worlds in Diane von Furstenberg’s fascinating House of DVF December 21, 2014
- Colton receives a 2011 Survivor letter from Caleb December 20, 2014
- Top Chef’s literary sausage party December 19, 2014
- An exceptional end for Survivor San Juan Del Sur December 18, 2014
- Highlights from the long-awaited The Profit update December 17, 2014
about the writer
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.