This is perhaps the strongest slate and toughest competition I’ve seen in the eight years that the Television Critics Association has recognized outstanding reality television.
Born This Way will air its fourth season in August, but A&E has compressed the season to a “four-week wedding event.”
The reboot of Queer Eye was a revelation, the best new reality series of the year. The reboot of Trading Spaces was surprisingly lifeless.
The 16 houseguests competing on Big Brother 20 were just announced, and as usual, they’re very young.
Also returning this week: MTV Floribama Shore’s drinking and partying, and PBS’ POV’s free, acclaimed documentaries, which starts with a movie that followed one family for eight years.
Alone season 5 brings back former contestants for the series’ first-ever all-star season. I talked to its executive producer about this season: how it was cast, how its location was chosen, and much more.
Tonight, Ramsay is back with 24 Hours To Hell and Back, a new Fox series that is simply his old Fox series, Kitchen Nightmares with an even dumber conceit. How different is it from Ramsay’s original UK series Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares?
Adriano Zumbo will judge a competition produced by Top Chef producers Magical Elves; Great British Baking Show producers Love Productions will try to reinvent the docu-soap with a musical series; and a cooking-with-weed show will have 10-minute episodes.
In this Confessional essay, Scott Hardie looks back at Survivor and argues that the show and game have lost their focus on what was the most-interesting part of earlier seasons.
Emmy nomination voting started today, and the nominating ballots reveal which reality TV shows, hosts, and crew members are eligible to be nominated.
Summer has arrived, the days are long, I’m sweating, and reality television offers plenty of reasons to stay inside: almost 20 reality shows debut or return this week.
The Amazing Race 31 started today. Here are the teams from Big Brother, Survivor, and The Amazing Race competing for $1 million.
Exclusive: Project Runway’s host, judges, and mentor, including Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn, are not yet on board.
The star of CNN’s Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown and Travel Channel’s No Reservations also judged ABC’s The Taste and Bravo’s Top Chef.
The new documentary about Fred Rogers, star of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood, is in theatres today. It’s extraordinary. See it.