The “Sandra” episode of Hoarders was an exceptional example of the A&E show at its absolute best. And it broke both Dr. Zasio and Matt Paxton.
Documentaries and reality TV to check out this week, including an investigation into the Slenderman stabbing and Face Off’s first all-star season.
Thoughts about the first episode of CBS’ Hunted, which wasn’t very transparent about how its game is played, and seems to have cast some questionable teams.
Hoarders airs its season, maybe series, finale on Sunday, with what will be Matt Paxton’s final episode. Why it’s “the most difficult hoard I’ve ever seen.”
Data from FX Network Research ranked all 1,267 primetime TV shows that aired in 2016. Here’s how some reality TV shows performed.
There will be no more Esquire Network on television, as NBCUniversal is shutting it down and moving its content to an online-only service.
Former Bravo executive and current celebrity Andy Cohen appeared at the Television Critics Association press tour yesterday to talk about his late-night Bravo show, which had “an official name change” and is now Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, which if you ask me sounds less like a name change and more like an ego stroke. In any… continue reading
Summer Zervos, a contestant on The Apprentice season five, sued Donald Trump today for defamation, claiming he lied when he denied sexually assaulting her.
The Nonfiction Producers Association surveys producers about how much they enjoy working with cable networks. Here are the results.
A list of documentary films airing on HBO in early 2017, including Tickled, Beware the Slenderman, Becoming Warren Buffet, and Eagles of Death Metal: Nos Amis (Our Friends).
The Great British Baking Show will return to PBS in June, airing the seventh season of GBBO as PBS’ season 4. Plus: PBS will air an early GBBO season.
CBS will find out if it has the “next big reality hit” in Hunted, which debuts this coming Sunday. Also: other reality TV debuts and returns this week.
One of the longest-running reality series, MSNBC’s Lockup, has been cancelled, though it will still air one more season starting Saturday night.
Details about MTV’s forthcoming reality show competition Stranded with a Million Dollars, previously known as Stranded with a Million Bucks.
A collection of reality TV longreads and recent news stories, including a profile of Mark Burnett and Survivor Michael Skupin’s sentencing for child porn.