Details about how Jeff Probst arranges votes for the most dramatic reveal possible, plus a discussion of why I write about a show that sometimes annoys me, all in this Survivor-themed edition of Ask Andy.
A round-up of news stories from the past few months, all of which focus on reality TV shows or people who’ve appeared on reality shows.
A look at what’s ahead on reality TV this week, including the final season of Welcome to Sweetie Pies and a new season of Naked and Afraid XL. Plus: Drag Race Thailand comes to the US.
“How did we go from kids always asking questions to jaded cynics assuming we have all the answers?” Finding Bigfoot cast member Ranae Holland asks.
A plan to blow up the game was blown up, and the aftermath of non-stop lying was life this season needed.
The Animal Planet show, which followed members of the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization and a skeptical scientist as they examined evidence of potential Bigfoot sightings, will end with a special, and without airing a season 12.
Marc Summers isn’t yet confirmed to return to host the show, but considering the show without him is Double Dare 2000, I expect/hope he’ll return.
Syfy will bring its makeup effects competition back this year, but GSN won’t air any more of the RuPaul-judged body painting competition.
Just a month remains in ABC’s first American Idol season, which will do something no other show has: allow viewers across the U.S. to all watch and vote at the same time.
Besides the start of RHOBH’s reunion, there’s a new game show for couples hosted by Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen, plus documentaries about Rachel Dolezal and Wendell Berry.
A national survey has resulted in the finalists who will compete for Americans’ votes when the PBS reality competition The Great American Read kicks off in May.
Which seasons of the UK’s The Great British Bake-Off have aired on PBS as The Great British Baking Show? Which seasons are available on Netflix or DVD? Why are they numbered differently? This guide has the answers.
A recap of Survivor Ghost Island episode 9, “The Sea Slug Slugger,” which saw the return of the classic eating challenge, but this time with horrifying sound effects.
More Survivor and Amazing Race are coming next season! 🎉
PBS announced the debut date for the next season of The Great British Bake-Off that it will air, and I’ve learned which UK season that is.
The last Iron Chef America used Beat Bobby Flay’s format, but now Food Network series is returning to just one chef facing off against an Iron Chef.
Ty Pennington and Carter Oosterhouse each designed rooms, and Paige Davis and Ty made jokes about a wildfire raging nearby.
Also this week: an obstacle course spin-off for Forged in Fire, plus a new season of Netflix’s Dope and an entire week of weed-themed shows on Viceland because of 4/20.
ABC announced the 10 athletes who will be on this spring’s short Dancing with the Stars season.
While Trading Spaces hasn’t been officially renewed for a second season, it is actively casting for episodes that would film this summer and fall.