Vanderpump Rules, Flipping Out, and Shahs of Sunset are among the shows Bravo renewed today.
Survivor’s three tribes merge into one and the focus shifts to Domenick and Chris, with everyone else playing supporting roles.
Three Survivor-related questions, including the mystery of why Survivor DVDs have a major spoiler on their covers.
Discovery’s networks will produce 8,000 hours of original TV this year. Here’s how that breaks down for six of its channels.
Those announcements and others from the new Discovery, Inc., which includes all the Discovery networks and now Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel, and more.
Kids will test myths on a new Science Channel show hosted by Adam Savage.
In this edition of Ask Andy: ABC pulled The Great American Baking Show off the air, but created videos summarizing the unaired episodes, including one that highlight’s the winner’s work.
American Idol’s contestants sang duets with well-known singers, and it was great television.
“We’re design/entertainment,” Doug Wilson told me, explaining why Trading Spaces didn’t have how-tos or takeaways.
Also this week: Chef’s Table and Worst Cooks in America return, Bravo shows Southern Charm New Orleans and Sell it Like Serhant debut, and more.
Trading Spaces’ return to television, “Not Our First Rodeo,” was a welcome return to form for the show. But there were some noticeable changes from the original.
Dusting off an old brand has worked for MTV, which desperately needed a hit, and found one in Jersey Shore: Family Vacation.
Trading Spaces designer Doug Wilson reveals the true origin of his villainy, and Laurie Smith explains what Trading Spaces does that other home renovation shows do not. And both talk about what’s changed with the reboot of the TLC series.
There are lots of rich story elements on Survivor Ghost Island, but not yet a clear narrative.
In an attempt to get big ratings, MTV has reunited most of the cast of Jersey Shore, who get drunk and party. Okay.
The Nashville-set E! show Very Cavallari will follow Kristin as she opens a store for her brand Uncommon James.
A survey found that Lionel Richie has the highest favorability ratings, and that roughly 70 percent of those who were planning to watch American Idol missed the show since it was cancelled by Fox.
Nicole Byer hosts Netflix’s wonderful baking competition, which dispenses with the usual reality TV chicanery and phony, hyperbolic stakes, and just has fun.
Also: Fixer Upper airs its last episode ever; Alton Brown returns with Iron Chef Gauntlet; Southern Charm and Little People, Big World both return; and more reality TV premieres for this week.
How reality TV shows, including Survivor and the Real Housewives, and networks are reacting to the ratings success of the return of ABC’s sitcom Roseanne. Happy April 1.