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Posts from: 2010

The year in reality TV, 2010

The year’s end is upon us, and although the transition from today to tomorrow won’t really be noticeable in any other meaningful way, the change from one number to the next prompts us to be nostalgic. So let’s look back at trends in reality TV for 2010. This past year was marked by a number …

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12 days of reality TV: 12 reader suggestions, from Erik giving up immunity on Survivor to The Real World’s Pedro

And we’ve reached the end of the 12 Days of Reality TV, a celebration of the gifts reality TV has given us that’s only loosely connected to the song it borrows its name from. Today’s gifts come from you. There were so many great suggestions it was difficult to narrow them down to 12, but …

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Survivor survives move but has lowest-rated finale ever, which lost 3 million viewers in its first hour

Survivor Nicaragua‘s move back to Wednesday nights didn’t impact the show’s ratings, but this weak season was reflected in the ratings of the finale, which was the lowest-rated ever, and actually lost more than 3 million viewers between the first and second half-hours. About 17.236 million viewers tuned in during the first half-hour, but in …

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