Two groups of talented artists, two showcases for their talent, two very different reality shows.
reality TV show reviews
Netflix’s new culinary competition is MasterChef on a spaceship without the charm.
Original Queer Eye cast members Thom Filicia and Carson Kressley are back together, and it’s absolutely wonderful.
Bravo’s Welcome to Waverly decided to be The Simple Life instead of The Real World with adults.
The 10 new episodes of Making a Murderer part two focus on lawyers’ attempts to free Steven Avery and Brendan Dassey.
An interview with Samin Nosrat, the James Beard award-winning chef and author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat.
The Netflix series tells the story of Justin Johnson’s life, today and before Alyssa Edwards.
A review of BBC Two’s Million Pound Menu, which is now on Netflix.
Epix’s The Contender season five is the reverse of the very first NBC season: it’s now mostly boxing, with a little bit of reality show.
ABC’s new survival series is familiar and promising, and flashes between the cast’s attempt to survive and their home lives, but it also drags.
Tabloid Wars aired just six episodes on Bravo back in 2006, and went behind the scenes of The New York Daily News’ daily reporting. It’s still great reality TV.
NBC’s crafting competition is as charming as The Great British Bake-Off, and just might be having even more fun.
Nailed It season two is still a genre-ignoring pile of exuberance and silliness, but Cooking on High is about as useful as a wet joint.
Nick’s new version of Double Dare had Marc Summers and new host Liza Koshy, and was still the show we grew up on.
The reboot of Queer Eye was a revelation, the best new reality series of the year. The reboot of Trading Spaces was surprisingly lifeless.