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Posts from: July 2012

Crew members quit Senior Prom, a Debbie Reynolds-hosted with dancing seniors

The director of photography for Senior Prom, a dance competition featuring old people over the age of 70, has quit the production along with other crew members, saying they haven’t been paid. The show was in production in Naples, the formerly sleepy city in southwest Florida, where I grew up (and then fled). Executive Producer …

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Giant crazy skee ball: Glass House’s great challenge can’t compete against the Olympics

As a skee ball fan, I was just excited by last night’s The Glass House challenge: giant, crazy, curved skee ball–and not just because it was a head-to-head challenge, which are always better than the timed, one-team-at-a-time challenges. Alas, competition from real sports–the Olympics–didn’t help the show’s already-low ratings: it lost 25 percent of its …

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Bachelor finalists revealed, maybe

The Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss revealed, probably, five finalists for the title spot on the show’s 17th season: recent Bachelorette cast members Arie Luyendyk, Jr., Sean Lowe, and Ryan Bowers; Roberto Martinez, who has been long-rumored to be cast; and Tim Tebow. Tebow’s inclusion is suspect, and Fleiss also listed “the singer from Free Credit …

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