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CBS apologizes to offended veterans, others for Amazing Race’s “insensitive” Vietnam scenes

The Amazing Race opened with a lengthy apology for last week’s episode, which featured a downed B-52 bomber in Vietnam and, according to the VFW, “reopened an old wound by failing to educate a viewership.” The apology appeared on screen and was read by host Phil Keoghan at the start of the episode: “Parts of …

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Outrage over Amazing Race tasks in Vietnam ignores that this is nothing new

The Amazing Race returned to Vietnam on Sunday’s episode, but a task and the location of a clue box have generated some controversy, though really, it’s nothing new for the race. The roadblock task had contestants listen to a patriotic Vietnemese song that included the lyrics “Vietnam Communist party is glorious,” while a clue and …

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Survivor’s pointless tribe swap keeps alleged favorites in control

It’s hard to shake the unmitigated disaster that was last week’s episode of Survivor, never mind this insistence on clinging to things that have become just so damn tired–ENOUGH PHILLIP. Without the stink of last week’s episode hovering over it like a dense fog, this week’s Survivor would have been one of those typical pre-merge, …

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