past forward

  • Fourth of July weekend reality TV marathons

  • Next week: Food Network Star returns with a new name, SYTYCD finds its top 20

  • This week: Jersey Shore ends, Survivor luxury item creates drama, Top Chef’s Marcel caters

  • This week: Brad finally picks someone on The Bachelor; Destination Truth goes live

  • This week: The Real World turns 25 and Russell has a chance at redemption

  • Next week: Top Chef all-stars face restaurant wars, RHOBH ends, and Idol returns

  • This week: Two shows on Oprah’s new network, plus Teen Mom, Gold Rush return

  • This week: Amazing Race tries to make history and Andy Cohen goes nightly

  • This week: Little People, Big World ends forever, Apprentice concludes, Katie Lee Joel returns on Top Chef

  • This week: Thanksgiving reality TV marathons perfect for avoiding your family

  • This week: Amazing Race’s life-changing decision, Survivor’s camp surprise, Sarah Palin

  • Next week: idol-flushing on Survivor, a cheating scandal on Apprentice, and the Fashion Show tries again

  • This week: Survivor mixes up the fetuses and fogies, another Real Housewives debuts

  • This week: Survivor promises “a venomous fight,” MTV Challenge turns Cutthroat

  • This week: Amazing Race starts late, gets a new twist; The Bachelor announced

  • Next week: Cops turns 800, summer’s popular series end at the same time Survivor returns

  • Next week: Labor Day brings reality TV marathons, and some fall shows debut

  • Next week: Dancing with the Stars cast revealed, Big Brother dumps two hamsters

  • This week: Big Brother gets a familiar visitor, while Top Chef changes times

  • This week: New reality series debut, old favorites return

  • Next week: SYTYCD turns 150, RuPaul’s Drag Race gets a spin-off, plus animal hoarders

  • Next week: SYTYCD changes up its format after weekend shows take a break for the 4th

  • Next week: Real World returns, Kathy Griffin meets Levi Johnston, and Wipeout goes World Cup

  • Next week: Top Chef’s back, the Discovery Channel turns 25, and I take a little break

  • Next week: SYTYCD’s finalists announced, Kathy Griffin and Kate Gosselin both return