Three recommendations for wonderful podcasts to listen to—perhaps this Thanksgiving weekend, while you travel or when you need to listen to something other than your family and friends.
Archives for November 2019
The gift wrapping competition Wrap Battle is a lot of holiday fun despite some baffling judging and discordant choices.
An interview with College Behind Bars director Lynn Novick and producer Sarah Botstein about their four-part series, which goes into prisons to follow students in the Bard Prison Initiative.
Wrap Battle, a gift-wrapping competition and Top Elf, a competition between kids, are just two of the new reality shows on their way this Thanksgiving week.
Survivor: Island of the Idols players Aaron and Missy both say they had no idea what the production meeting was about, even though it was a result of Kellee’s confessional about Dan.
Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup season 2’s seven couples and premiere date have been announced by WE tv.
HistoryCon will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the network, and will include reality shows from Alone to Pawn Stars, but also actual historians.
The Disney Plus reality series profiles truly incredible kids who are doing awesome work, and also does a lot of advertising for Marvel.
In this story, two Jeff Probst responses, exit interviews with Kellee and Jamal, Josh Wigler’s exit from Survivor, but no recap. I’m done covering this season as entertainment, but will continue reporting on it.
Nearly all of ABC summer game shows and reality competitions and their hosts will return in the summer of 2020.
On his new CNBC show, Alex Rodriguez isn’t as invested Marcus Lemonis is on The Profit, though it turns out Alex and Marcus were friends in high school (!).
An early Food Network competition is returning, with its original host as a judge, and a Sharknado star as its new host.
BravoCon wasn’t a Fyre Festival-level disaster, but an opportunity for Bravo to announce news about some of its shows.
Also among this week’s reality TV premieres: a new season of Love It Or List It, and a Netflix doc about the founder of Bikram yoga.
An interview with a History Channel executive about Kings of Pain, on which two men are bitten and stung to see how much it hurts.