PBS’s excellent series American Veterans just allows individuals to share their own stories and experiences, which are very different even though they all served in the military.
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NBC new reality show Home Sweet Home uses Wife Swap’s format but has two families swap houses to try to learn from each other. But considering what happens in the season premiere, I am not sure who this show is for.
The Great British Bake-Off finalist Andrew Smyth’s “bakineering” talents have become a Netflix competition series that pairs bakers and engineers and challenges them to create functional things out of edible materials. Highly recommended!
Squeaky Clean, a cleaning competition hosted by Leslie Jordan that I absolutely recommend, is one of the former Quibi shows that is now streaming for free, on the web and via The Roku Channel app.
Alter Ego, Fox’s new reality competition, uses motion capture technology to allow contestants to perform as digital characters, but has an insufferable format and no reason for existing.
For Netflix’s reality TV competition Metal Shop Masters, someone took Blown Away, copied and pasted it, changed some details, and hoped we wouldn’t notice.
Amazon’s compelling documentary series LuLaRich effectively tells the story of the multi-level marketing company LuLaRoe. But the podcast The Dream is even better at exploring MLMs.