Netflix renewed its competition series Ultimate Beastmaster, and is also producing a new competition, Flinch, that subjects its contestants to pain designed to scare them.
“Are you worried that maybe something isn’t going to go the way it usually goes?” Jeff Probst asked the newly merged cast, and I leapt up from my couch and screamed, Yes! Yes I am so worried the back half of the game is going to be like more of spinning the same ball in a… continue reading
A review of CNBC’s new half-hour reality series The Job Interview, which eavesdrops on real employers conducting real job interviews.
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick and director Hannah Storm discuss the new Epix documentary Danica, which is about Danica’s life on and off the race track.
Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner will star in their own spin-off along with their kid Henley Grace Hehner, who’s the franchise’s first baby.
Shark Tank was move from Fridays and used as a magnet to draw reality viewers to Sunday nights, and now we know why: American Idol will take over the show’s Sunday timeslot in March.
The Voice and the upcoming reboot of American Idol are the reality TV shows that have the most-expensive 30-second ads. They’re followed by The Bachelor and Survivor. Variety’s report on 2016-2017 ad prices shows that, of the 25 most-expensive shows on broadcast television, only four are reality TV shows—and they’re actually two shows that each air twice… continue reading
The first full week of November has brought with it a deluge of reality shows, new and old, that are starting new seasons.
The Big Family Cooking Showdown sounds like it could be the title of another generic Food Network show, but it’s not: it’s a new competition from the UK, and it’s debuting on Netflix today.
An interview with Spencer Sutherland, the fist American artist to compete as a finalist on The X Factor UK—and the first person voted out this season.
“This is why you play Survivor,” Joe said as he found his second idol. But a more apt title for the episode, and for the season, was what Ali said as she was voted out by her tribe: “You’re kidding me.” Because as the season approaches its merge, it delivered a frustrating episode that had… continue reading
The Great British Bake-Off ended its first Channel 4, non-BBC season last night, but 12 hours before it did, new judge Prue Leith revealed the winner on Twitter.
The Amazing Race season 30 concluded filming last week in San Francisco, and spoilers reveal who made it to the final three—though not who actually won the race.
Chef Marcus Samuelsson will travel to immigrant communities around the United States to meet people and sample cuisine for his new series No Passport Required.
Yesterday, The Bachelor and Bachelorette producer Becky Steenhoek sued Warner Bros., Mike Fleiss’ production company, and five producers, including her supervisor, claiming she was fired last year after being retaliated against for reporting sexual harassment. Since the story broke yesterday, I’ve read the full lawsuit, published by The Hollywood Reporter and embedded below, and there are interesting facts… continue reading