• On Survivor, Jeff Probst reveals his new hosting strategy: “Perform for me! Show me blood!”

  • SeaWorld Macy’s float; Elton John on reality stars; Breaking Bad doc; Trista and Ryan’s 10th

  • Bob Harper comes out as gay on Biggest Loser

  • Pawn Stars shill for Microsoft in new Scroogled ad

  • Why Dancing with the Stars is so much better now

  • Duck Dynasty’s clever Redneck Christmas cash grab

  • Why a gay Bachelor might not work

  • Bar Rescue bar owner kills country singer; fatal shooting at another Bar Rescue bar

  • Real World Seattle Irene’s must-read indictment of Real World, MTV, and reality TV’s evolution

  • Bravo’s Housewives spying; Hulk Hogan was suicidal; The Miz’s holiday bounty hunter movie

  • Survivor crushing X Factor; The Voice is the most-popular reality show

  • Survivor: throw momma from the tribe?

  • Behind the Mask: fall’s best new reality show

  • Todd Herzog on Dr. Phil: exploitative and necessary

  • Jobs that Bite is an insane clone of Dirty Jobs, and Mike Rowe’s response is a must-read

  • Amazing Race 24 teams update as race begins and first team is eliminated

  • Reality TV producers, writers lose $40 million a year in unpaid overtime, Writers Guild says

  • Mark and Donnie Wahlberg on reality TV; Idol preview; Tim Gunn’s bathroom

  • Details on Todd Herzog’s rehab, how Survivor contributed to alcoholism, Dr. Phil appearance

  • Survivor regurgitates its bitterness

  • Real World Ex-Plosion: Big Brother’s 10-year-old twist comes to MTV’s dying show

  • Jillian Michaels “used by” producers to bring Ruben Studdard back to Biggest Loser

  • Survivor will air a PSA for Philippines relief

  • Kitchen Nightmares’ Amy and Samy on reddit, the devil, deportation, Gordon Ramsay

  • Twitter now has the power to save a Voice contestant