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Posts from: April 2002

Johnny Carson says Survivor contestants are “silly people.”

Johnny Carson says Survivor contestants are “silly people.” In a rare interview, Johnny Carson “disparaged” reality TV to Esquire, according to Reuters summary of the interview. He said of Survivor‘s cast members, “These silly people will do anything the director suggests because they want to be on television. They want to be somebody! I say, …

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Frontier House debuts tonight.

Frontier House debuts tonight. PBS’s six-hour, three day reality TV series that follows three families who agreed to live as if it were 1883 debuts tonight. Frontier House is based upon last year’s 1900 House, and it takes place in 1883 Montana, where the three families–which included some small children–lived for five months without any …

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next up: The Bachelorette?

next up: The Bachelorette? ABC is planning not only a second version of The Bachelor, according to Reuters’ sources, but also a version of the show called The Bachelorette, which would feature a woman selecting a potential partner from a group of 25 men. + plus: Tom Tomorrow on The Bachelor: “That shit is wack, …

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Big Brother 2’s Kent organizing cruise; Chilltown counters with their own cruise.

Big Brother 2’s Kent organizing cruise; Chilltown counters with their own cruise. Big Brother 2‘s Kent, Bunky, Sheryl and Autumn will be on board a Carnival cruise ship for seven days next Nov. as part of Reality on the High Seas. Not to be outdone, Mike “Boogie” Malin, who still refers to himself as a …

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