Eric Idle rejectedDancing with the Stars and mocked the show for asking him: “When they get to me have they become desperate?”
I Love Jenni, the reality show on mun2 featuring pop singer Jenni Rivera, will return for a third season despite her death; the show will include episodes filmed before she died and the aftermath of her death.
ABC has ordered eight episodes of a series called Bet On Your Baby, which is exactly as disturbing as it sounds: “a new primetime game show in which parents try to predict their child’s next move in an effort to win money for their child’s future education.”
Andersoon Cooper hatesThe Bachelor, saying it’s “fake” and suggesting some of the bachelors may be closeted gay men.
Doomsday Preppers featured a quasi-Bachelor episode with a prepper dating women to find out which one of them he wanted to store in his relationship bunker. Watch the clip in which he discusses his “underground fortress” with a date.
A gay porn site featuring “broke” “straight” men is going reality TV. Fleshbot reports it “is producing a mainstream television show that operates similarly to Big Brother, though judging by its name, we assume hot gay sex will be rampant if not required.” However, its trailer went online last summer, and there’s no word about what “mainstream” TV network might air such a show. You can apparently still apply even if you’re not broke, gay, or straight; you just have to be 21 to 28.
A new web series called The GoGo Lifedescribes itself as “the life of the Dj, the life of the GoGo Dancer, and the life of electronic dance music.”
Teen birth rates are at an all-time low, and the most recent data shows that they “fell 8 percent in a single year, from 2010 to 2011.” Guess what else happened that year? Teen Mom started airing on MTV (though technically it began in December of 2009). Coincidence?