Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie join Katy Perry as judges on ABC’s revival of American Idol.
Archives for September 2017
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Project Runway season 16 made a bad decision to let Shawn and Claire Buitendorp face off in an epic twin battle instead of just eliminating one of them.
A family that’s lived on an off-grid homestead in rural Alaska for 80 years will be live on television every Sunday night, during each new episode.
WAGS creator Amber Mazzola, who also created and produces The Profit, talks about the production, casting, and challenges of an expanding franchise.
A recap of episode one of Survivor Heroes vs. Healers vs. Hustlers, “I’m Not Crazy, I’m Confident,” an apt title.
Food Network Star Jason Smith talks about judging Best Baker in America, and whether or not he’ll have his own show on the network.
HGTV’s successful series Fixer Upper will end after its fifth season, Chip and Joanna Gaines announced.
Netflix’s Terrace House: Boys & Girls in the City and Terrace House: Aloha State are reminders of early reality TV—and of our role in reality TV today.
A review of OWN’s Black Love, the four-episode documentary reality series on which couples talk openly and honestly about their relationships.
Star Trek: Discovery’s makeup and creature effects, including the new Klingon design, was done by Face Off judges Glenn Hetrick and Neville Page.
Four big network reality competitions return this week: Survivor, Shark Tank, The Voice, and Hell’s Kitchen, but there’s more reality TV than those shows.
David Lyle, a longtime television executive who worked primarily in reality TV, from American Idol to the Fox Reality Channel, died Thursday from cancer.
Gordon Ramsay will attempt to turn around failing restaurants, but on 24 Hours to Hell & Back, he’ll have just 24 hours to do that.
An interview with Queen of Versailles star Jackie Siegel, about her appearance on Bravo’s Flipping Out with Jeff Lewis, and more.
Paul lost Big Brother, again, and Big Brother sanitized one of its houseguest’s comments, again.
Big Brother 19 has been a terrible season. So who do we blame? Returning houseguest Paul Abrahamian? Producers Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan? Or CBS?
Trading Spaces isn’t just returning with its six original designers and long-time host: it’s putting its three new designers and two new carpenters to the test with a spin-off series called Training Spaces. TLC says that in the spin-off, which will be online and on TLC GO, “alum designers and carpenters will put the ‘newbies’ to… continue reading
Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance is back to being an exceptional competition: the show with the greatest density of talent on any of the big four networks.
Your guide to reality shows, new reality TV to check out, and documentaries airing this week, Sept. 18 to 24, 2017.