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America’s Funniest Home Videos’ schadenfreude is 25 years old today

A quarter of a century ago today, ABC debuted a pre-reality series that featured a man getting hit in the balls by his kid, and the world has never been the same. America’s Funniest Home Videos–now known as AFV, because what is a home video–is a show I loved and watched back in the Bob …

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Celebrity Apprentice: A Family Affair recap

Celebrity Apprentice is burning through its celebrities rapidly, dispatching two more last night. Neither were particularly interesting or dramatic characters this season, and they went home in two so-so episodes. There wasn’t quite the drama of last week’s showdowns, even with (or perhaps because of) a team swap. But there’s clearly more to come, especially with Real …

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Mary Murphy fired from SYTYCD

So You Think You Can Dance judge Mary Murphy has been fired from the show, exiting as a judge for the second time. The 12th season, which has a new stage versus street format, is starting its auditions Jan. 24. Mary Murphy’s exit from the series was not her idea. She wrote on Twitter, “I was still on …

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Surprises, changes coming to Amazing Race 26

The Amazing Race 26 will have “surprises” and “changes” related to the “story” the episodes tell, but the show “does very well” for CBS and is “beloved” by the network, so it sounds like it’s not going anywhere any time soon. CBS Entertainment President Nina Tassler talked to TV critics in Pasadena this morning, and addressed the show’s …

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Yes, there will be a Top Model cycle 22, with women and men

America’s Next Top Model cycle 22 will happen this year, though The CW hasn’t yet officially announced its return. Despite announcing the return of eight of its scripted series today, the network said nothing of its marquee reality franchise, but the network’s president later confirmed its future is not in jeopardy. The series’ format will remain the same: female …

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