This week in reality TV, besides several marathons, we’ll get new seasons of Nailed It!, The Challenge, The Real Housewives of New York City, and other reality shows.
Archives for March 2020
Jeremy Wade, who hosted several shows for Animal Planet and Discovery Channel, is back with a new Science Channel series.
Making the Cut has sheared away the minutiae of the clothing-designing process, and replaced it with twirling, cinematic shots of New York and Paris. A review of the Amazon Prime Video reality competition.
Even Jeff Probst is defending Sandra, saying, “I don’t think it changes her legacy in any way. Sandra is a legend.”
Survivor: Winners at War had its final pre-merge episode, with one more person sent to the Edge of Extinction—where the newest resident, Sandra, did something no one else has done.
Floyd Cardoz, who won Bravo’s Top Chef Masters 3 in 2012 and was featured in an episode of Netflix’s Ugly Delicious season 2, has died.
Making the Band premiered on March 24, 2000, and besides forming a boy band, O-Town, it brought The Real World’s genre to broadcast TV, and helped change television forever.
Netflix has renewed two of its biggest reality shows, and ordered a brand-new show starring Marie Kondo.
Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum return to TV along with chef Vivian Howard, The Kardashians, and The Great Food Truck Race.
Lisa is an ER nurse and boat captain who survived breast cancer twice and is now spending 21 days navigating 25 miles in the Bahamas.
A few recommendations for happiness-inducing things to watch, from Judi Dench to excellent shows from Starz, which is offering show free to non-subscribers.
I’m thrilled to have Top Chef back and the premiere was a fun watch, but it also felt surprisingly stale after the reinvention of Project Runway and the pomp of Survivor: Winners at War.
“Somebody’s going to get backstabbed and screwed over,” Nick said early on in Survivor: Winners at War’s sixth episode, and twice, his words turned out to be an understatement.
Maggie Griffin was a hilarious, wine-drinking central cast member on her daughter Kathy Griffin’s Bravo reality show My Life on the D-List.
Buddy vs. Duff 2 is not the odd and flimsy competition that season one was. It’s a lot more playful and fun—though it’s still a little sketchy.