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Archives for April 2016
Watch China’s Super Combat Teams—think Fear Factor + Minute to Win It—which may soon be on American TV. Viewers guess the results of live stunts to win cash.
A recap of Survivor Kaoh Rong’s episode 11, “It’s a ‘Me’ Game, Not a ‘We’ Game,” which didn’t have the drama of Scot’s exit, but still delivered.
Bravo’s upfront announcements today included the return of one of the network’s former stars, plus a whole lot of shows using The Real Housewives model.
Here’s the full list of renewed, returning, and new series.
Men read real tweets directed toward two female sportswriters.
These truly are #MoreThanMean—they’re just unspeakably cruel, yet also so important to watch.
An exclusive preview of the season finale of CNBC’s Billion Dollar Buyer, which follows Tilman Fertitta as he considers buying from small businesses for his hundreds of properties, including Bubba Gump’s, Rainforest Cafe, McCormick & Schmick’s and the Golden Nugget casinos.
A review of season two of E!’s I Am Cait, the reality series that follows Caitlyn Jenner, which took a surprising turn this season.
For the next six nights, PBS will re-air the Ken Burns series The National Parks: America’s Best Idea, which explores the birth and evolution of the parks.
Quick reviews of five new reality series: CNBC’s Follow the Leader, Food Network’s Cooks vs. Cons, Spike’s Life or Debt, Bravo’s Going Off the Menu, and Oxygen’s Quit Your Day Job.
An exclusive preview of the season-two premiere of Alone, which returns Thursday night on History, and now features three female cast members.
The Surreal Life and WWE star Joanie “Chyna” Laurer is yet another cast member from Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew who has died since appearing on that show.
A review of Survivor Kaoh Rong, episode 10, “I’m Not Here to Make Good Friends,” which took the game to unexpectedly awesome new places. Plus: pots on 420.
GSN executive Amy Introcaso-Davis talks about why GSN decided to take a risk with a skill-based competition reality show, and what drew her to Skin Wars.
Plus: A preview of season three, which debuts tonight.
Do you remember the first reality TV show you watched? The first show or even episode that pulled you in to this genre? What was it? Your stories: wanted!
The conclusion to Thursday’s premiere of American Grit was one of the most satisfying challenge outcomes imaginable.
A recap, and the full video in case you missed it.
A listing for the finale of Survivor Kaoh Rong: Brains vs Brawn vs Beauty may spoil something about the final four, even without naming players’ names.
In NatGeo’s terrific The Story of God, Morgan Freeman seeks answers around the world.
Watch the first five minutes of episode three, and catch up online.
On the Face Off season 10 finale, finalists created a demon and another character for a short horror film. The makeup succeeded, but the films, not so much.
In her exit interviews, Debbie Wanner mentions several key plot points that never made it into the final Survivor Kaoh Rong episode, but really should have.
A recap and analysis of “It’s Psychological Warfare,” episode 9 of Survivor Kaoh Rong, during which Jason and Scot acted like babies and Tai joined in.