Amazing Race 32’s five-team alliance was back in full force this week, basically neutralizing an entire challenge. It may not be affecting the outcome, but it is affecting the show.
Dani Briones apologized to Ian Terry publicly yesterday for mocking his autism and claiming it was an act on the BB22 live feeds. She also apologized to him weeks ago, privately in the jury house, according to Ian.
Rainn Wilson narrates six quick trips into small competitions that take place around the world, profiling passionate and skilled people competing to be champions.
Food Network’s Candy Land, hosted by Kristin Chenoweth, is only interested in borrowing the board game as a support, over which its producers have thrown the tasteless and overused piece of fondant that is the Food Network “Wars” franchise.
Besides the 500th episode of Snapped and a new show starring the Curse of Oak Island brothers, reality TV premieres include Christmas competitions and a show that’s like The Amazing Race if one team member was replaced by a dog.
Netflix subscribers in the U.S.—sorry, Canada!—now have access to two seasons of Survivor. More seasons are available elsewhere.
The second half of last week’s episode worked very well as an episode on its own, and had strong challenges, from whisking to identifying. But it was self-driving that led to the biggest surprises. A recap of Amazing Race season 32 episode 5, “You Don’t Strike Me as a Renaissance Man.”
Lego Masters has finally been renewed by Fox, with Will Arnett returning as host. The show is now casting, though kids still are not permitted to compete.
The early 2000s-era shows on Travel Channel have disappeared, replaced by shows ghost hunting and the paranormal. But six former shows, including two of Anthony Bourdain’s series, and one of Samantha Brown’s shows, are available to stream free.
Browse the casts of Survivor on CBS’s website, and you might see something unusual.
CBS has committed to diversifying its reality show casts: they’ll cast 50 percent BIPOC starting next year. But their promises about the people who actually cast and make reality TV are less specific.
The most-diverse cast in Real Housewives history is among nearly 20 reality shows premiering this week, which also include the Kristin Chenoweth-hosted Candy Land and more Christmas baking competitions.
The former star of The Apprentice has been fired by the people of the United States of America, although he did receive more votes than any sitting President in history and will leave a legacy that includes three Supreme Court Justices and die-hard fans.
In this edition of The Confessional, Dr. Logan Levkoff writes about the most-recent episode of The Bachelorette, and why Blake Moynes’s response to Clare’s decision is a “perspective that contributes to so many of our relationship and sexual challenges.”
The Amazing Race was scheduled to air back-to-back episodes tonight, but instead an episode of SWAT aired instead of the second. In the first, a Double Switchback brought back challenges from Amazing Race 20.