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Posts from: March 2014

Fox plans Joe Millionaire knock-off, with women dating Prince Harry lookalike

Remember Joe Millionaire–and remember its failed second season, The Next Joe Millionaire, and all of the failed knock-offs? Perhaps you also remember how, in 2003, Fox’s entertainment chair called the second season “greedy” and said it should have been “a one-time stunt”? Flash forward to 2014, when Fox has produced another season of the show, …

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Thanks, Lindsay Lohan and Oprah, for giving us a reality show about the making of a reality show

Last week on Lindsay, OWN’s documentary reality series that follows Lindsay Lohan, Oprah said “fuck.” Twice. Then she said “bullshit.” Twice. “You’re not going to be fucking up. And I know you’re surprised to hear me say ‘fuck,’” Oprah says, adding soon after, “You need to cut the bullshit, you really do. Just cut the …

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Friday Night Tykes: the reality show that’s too real for some people, including me

The Esquire show about young football players is very disturbing, and it’s so real that some people would rather the show go away than be reminded that what it highlights is behavior that actually takes place with real people.

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Bachelor spin-off Bachelor in Paradise is totally not Bachelor Pad, more like Bachelor orgy

ABC announced today that it’s new summer Bachelor spin-off Bachelor in Paradise will debut August 4. As Chris Harrison insisted, the show is not at all Bachelor Pad and “will be very different.” That’s because it sounds less like a Challenge knock off and more like an orgy. Here’s how ABC described the new show: …

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