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Tom Bergeron’s Emmy win slightly mitigates Amazing Race’s unbelievable ninth Emmy

Dancing with the Stars host Tom Bergeron won the best reality show host Emmy tonight, likely due to Jeff Probst’s absence from the nominees after winning every year since the award began. I say that because, once a-fucking-gain, The Amazing Race won for best competition series. The award has been given 10 times and the …

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Rachel and Brendon married, and of course TV cameras captured their ridiculous wedding

Big Brother and Amazing Race couple Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas were finally married this weekend by fellow annoying Big Brother cast member Matt Hoffman. Though that might have been a sign that they were going to live happily ever after somewhere far, far away, they were, of course, filmed and their wedding will be …

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Survivor, Amazing Race episodes CBS is submitting for Emmy consideration

Like last year, CBS’ advertisements for Emmy consideration in Emmy Magazine included a DVD containing “for your consideration” episodes of its two marquee reality series, Survivor (which the ad said had “a triumphant year”) and The Amazing Race (“a milestone year”). CBS is submitting Survivor South Pacific‘s eight episode, “Double Agent,” during which tribes merged …

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The most terrifying thing Brendon and Rachel have ever said about reality TV

Big Brother and now Amazing Race alumni Rachel Reilly and Brendon Villegas talked to Hitfix about their most recent reality TV experience, and are surprisingly and pleasantly positive about the experience. For example, Brendon says, “we realized we made a mistake. It happened. But you know what? We saw some damn cool places, got [to] …

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Rachel refuses to shave her head, exposing sexism; also, The Amazing Race still sucks

I accidentally flipped past The Amazing Race last night just as Rachel Reilly was crying, which of course wasn’t really anything special because she always cries. But here she was crying about having to shave her head to get the fast forward. “I don’t want to shave my head. I paid $500 for extensions. It …

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Why 60 Minutes won’t, and shouldn’t be, bumped for Amazing Race: it’s better reality

The Amazing Race‘s continual delays continually frustrate fans. Last night, the Masters went long, giving women a chance to see more of the golf club where they can’t play, and delaying TAR’s debut until 8:52 p.m. ET. (Canadians and those on the west coast are generally immune from the delays, a small reward for living …

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