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The one good thing on the Shark Tank rip-off Food Fortunes

The Shark Tank knock-off that debuted earlier this month, Food Fortunes, is as weak as most Food Network reality shows are lately: an unoriginal idea that’s been weakly executed. I love food shows and I love Shark Tank, so I would have loved for this to be the best of both. Instead, you can see the lack of imagination all over …

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Season two of Behind the Mask is even better

As much as I enjoyed season one of Hulu’s Behind the Mask, a reality series that follows several mascots, I don’t remember having an episode-one kind of immediate response that involves watery eyes. But there they were, in the first 23 minutes. Season one of director Josh Greenbaum’s series was occasionally and surprisingly emotional, but there’s …

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Updates on Food Network Star murder

New details emerged late last week about the death of Food Network Star contestant Cristie Schoen Codd, who was pregnant, and her husband JT. The man charged with the murders, Robert James Owens, admitted he “stored and destroyed” the bodies in a wood stove. Owens admitted hitting and killing JT with a truck, but Cristie’s cause of death is …

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Questions I have after Survivor’s socially blindfolded are blindsided

“Dare I say the best ep of the season?” That was Jeff Probst last week in EW, teasing this week’s Survivor Worlds Apart double feature. They were two strong episodes, the best so far this season, but if one or both of them represent the peak, I’m worried, because this wasn’t a very tall peak. Four strong challenges–two reward challenges!–anchored episodes that …

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