Does Tim Gunn’s outrage mean that Project Runway is better this season?

I confess: the one minute and nine seconds of Project Runway 8 below is the only part of this season that I’ve seen. I gave up during last season, and couldn’t imagine coming back for extended 90-minute episodes.

However, friends and others who still watch tell me this season is a vast improvement over the last two, which were Lifetime and Bunim-Murray’s first two attempts at taking over Bravo’s and Magical Elves’ signature series, the first of which was pretty awful.

One thing people who’ve stuck around have cited is this clip from last week’s episode, during which Tim Gunn goes off on the designers following the eviction. He’s mad, and not the “make it work” robot that he became in Bravo’s final season and Lifetime’s first. I love Tim Gunn, but I still have no desire to tune back in.

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.