The star of The Bachelor season 21 is a two-time The Bachelorette runner-up and current star of Bachelor in Paradise, Nick Viall, another white guy.
Archives for August 2016
The host of Adam Ruins Everything, Adam Conover, addresses criticism of the reality TV episode of his truTV show, and talks to Andy Dehnart about it.
Jessie Graff has set yet another record for American Ninja Warrior, this time during the Las Vegas finals during Mt. Midoriyama’s stage one.
A significant moment in Survivor history took seven seasons to arrive on the CBS version, but just four episode and 11 days on the new Australian Survivor.
A second season of Below Deck: Mediterranean is on its way, thanks to the show becoming Bravo’s “fastest growing show over the past three years among” people 25 to 54. That means it needs new passengers who will become key temporary cast members, making outrageous demands and adding drama while the yacht sails around.
A passage in The Apprentice cast contract about contestant nudity is very familiar, and has nothing at all to do with Donald Trump.
A recap of the premiere episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars, which introduced this season’s big twist, and teased another one.
It’s been another summer of light, silly Big Brother fun: costumes, sloppy competitions, grotesque sexism, blatant misogyny, atrocious editing that makes heroes into villains and vice versa, unpunished rule violations, and a young cast with little life experience that laughs about animal abuse and brags about not knowing the game they’re currently playing.
Of particular horror this summer has been the treatment of women by some male cast members, and by the television show itself.
Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte will appear on this fall’s Dancing with the Stars season 23. Reports that said he’s long wanted to be on the show.
The fun truTV show Adam Ruins Everything took on reality TV in its “Hollywood” episode, but the evidence it presented was surprisingly b.s.
A review of NBC’s Better Late Than Never, on which William Shatner, Terry Bradshaw, George Foreman, Henry Winkler, and Jeff Dye travel together.
Big Brother fans sent hundreds of suggestions for the fall CBS All Access season of the BB. Here are a selection of those ideas for changing the game.
Watch the promo for The New Celebrity Apprentice, which features Arnold Schwarzenegger in a familiar role, and not one previously occupied by Donald Trump.
A long list of renewals and newly ordered shows from summer announcements. Shows range from America’s Got Talent to Hellevator to Carpool Karaoke.
Lou Pearlman, the star of ABC’s Making the Band and the creator of boy bands such as NSYNC, Backstreet Boys, and O-Town, died in prison Saturday.
Here are four recommendations for stories that explore behind the scenes of reality TV, from wardrobe to editing in nature documentaries.
Esquire will marathon the eight episodes of E!’s What Would Ryan Lochte Do? on Friday night, capitalizing on his presence in the news over #LochteGate.
Before the Rio Olympics began, an NBC executive insisted that the Olympics’ primarily female audience is “less interested in the result and more interested in the journey.” While that is grossly patronizing and sexist, it has not seemed to manifest too much during NBC’s prime-time network coverage of the summer games. Those three hours have mostly been filled with competition—with some bios and background, sure, but mostly competition.
In fact, it’s been so competition-heavy that I’ve been genuinely, achingly missing one of the best parts of the Olympics: Mary Carillo’s feature stories.
The 20 people competing on this fall’s Survivor Millennials vs. Gen X have been announced by CBS, which says that “[e]ach group of 10 castaways possesses similar characteristics that represent their generation and help unify their tribe.” Of course, this is another ludicrous tribe division. There’s a person on the millennials tribe who’s 31, and a… continue reading
I Am Cait, the E! reality series that followed Caitlyn Jenner, has been cancelled, but E! said she’ll still appear on Keeping Up With the Kardashians.