An extended preview of Hunted, the new CBS competition that sends 18 people fleeing from experts who are tracking them using surveillance technology.
Archives for 2016
Antarctica is an abstraction: nothing but miles and miles of ice, inhabited only by sea life and the occasional expedition. That was my conception of the seventh and southernmost continent on our planet before I watched Continent 7: Antarctica (National Geographic, Tuesdays at 10), which quickly expands what Antarctica is, showing it to be a place full of life—and not just… continue reading
ITV has suspended the founders of Gurney Productions, the creator of Duck Dynasty, while they are investigated internally for fraud, according to reports.
Ben and Lauren: Happily Ever After may have been so fake and phony that even Bachelor fans were annoyed, but the show performed well for its network.
A review of the Mariah’s World premiere, E!’s new documentary reality series, which follows Mariah Carey and tries too hard to be a Bravo reality show.
Paris Hilton now says she played a “ditsy” “airhead” on The Simple Life, a character assigned to her by producers. The show debuted 13 years ago today.
End-of-season thoughts about CBS’ first Big Brother: Over the Top, and why its positive changes are unlikely to carry over to next summer.
The chill of winter brings with it breaks for some TV shows, but not reality TV: More than two dozen new and returning shows will debut in December alone, with many others following in the new year.
A recap and analysis of Survivor Millennials vs. Gen X’s 11th episode, “About the Have a Rumble,” which featured family visits and a crotch idol.
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.
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.