CBS has announced premiere date for The Amazing Race 29 and Survivor 34 (which will be called Survivor: Game Changers) plus the return of Undercover Boss.
Archives for November 2016
On Survivor Millennials vs. Gen X, Adam Klein shared the story of his mother Susie’s lung cancer. She died in May, just after the season concluded. Adam is now raising money and awareness in her name.
The Profit’s special episode “The Profit in Cuba,” and its season four episode “Los Gemelos,” which featured George Lopez, both shook up the show’s formula.
The new reality competition Hunted will debut on CBS this January, adapting the format from the popular Channel 4 show of the same name.
An update on the status of The Amazing Race 30, and The Amazing Race 29, which was filmed last summer but still does not have a premiere date.
A recap and analysis of Survivor Millennials vs. Gen X’s episode 10, “Million Dollar Gamble,” a two-hour episode that aired on Thanksgiving eve.
On Thanksgiving, a few thoughts about gratitude for this genre that brings us all together. Plus: a selection of readers’ thanks for reality TV.
Survivor Millennials vs. Gen X is airing a two-hour episode tonight titled “Million Dollar Gamble,” during which two people will be voted out.
I report on “The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers,” a play that’s also the life story of Double Dare’s host, who may soon be back on Nickelodeon—if people watch a special Wednesday night.
Survivor’s Michael Skupin won’t face trial for his Pay it Forward program, which was called a Ponzi scheme by investigators. Instead, he’ll pay restitution.
Punkin Chunkin 2016 won’t air on TV. Science Channel has cancelled it after an accident nearly killed a producer during the pumpkin launching competition.
A jury convicted Survivor cast member Michael Skupin for possessing child pornography, finding him guilty on four counts and innocent on two counts.
As Thanksgiving approaches, a request for your thoughts about what reality TV you’re thankful for. How have reality shows improved your life?
Lifetime has announced the premiere date for Project Runway Junior season two, which starts at the end of 2016 and will continue into the new year.
A review of American Horror Story: Roanoke, which attempted to satirize reality TV twice with “My Roanoke Nightmare” and “Return to Roanoke.”
A recap of Survivor Millennials vs. Gen X episode 9, “Still Throwin’ Punches,” on which the Survivors ate and ate, and Taylor’s food hoard became strategy.
The A&E series Duck Dynasty has been cancelled and will end forever next spring, after its 11th season of fictionalizing the Robertsons’ lives concludes.
Forbes has compiled a list of how much the top-earning documentary-style reality show cast members make, and the top earners are Kardshians and Jenners.
Making a Murderer subject Brendan Dassey is still in prison, despite a federal judge ordering that he should be released, because Wisconsin is appealing.
A review of National Geographic’s new series Mars, which alternates between actual documentary footage in 2016 and a fictional 2033 trip to Mars.