It’s that time of year when I ask for your (anonymous) feedback about what I do in these pages. Your thoughts will help me make reality blurred better in 2022!
Peacock’s Top Chef Family Style may have pre-teen and teenage contestants (paired with family members), but it is otherwise indistinguishable from Top Chef, which is why it’s so terrific.
A blindside during Survivor 41 episode 10’s Tribal Council sent another major character and player to the jury, but it wasn’t the blindside that made this episode so great: it was the emphasis on relationships between the players.
The Real World Homecoming: Los Angeles reunites seven of nine cast members to discuss their time together in 1993. What interests me the most about the show is learning who has grown and changed in the intervening decades, and who is stuck.
A cable reality TV star won Dancing with the Stars 30, making history for that and other reasons. But when the season was being cast, producers dismissed the eventual winner’s chances.
The Great Christmas Light Fight season 9 airs this year, while season 10 films. Learn about why the ABC show films that way, why it dropped its rules, how the trophy is made, and much more.
Blown Away: Christmas brings back Cat, Andi, Alexander, Edgar, and Nao to compete in four holiday-themed challenges for $20,000. But it’s dropped Nick Uhas as host, replacing him with Bobby Berk.