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Survivor survives move to Wed. with higher ratings, but Talent beats it and Big Brother

In the battle for reality TV ratings Wednesday night, there were many winners. Survivor survived its move to Wednesday nights, increasing its ratings from a year ago, while Big Brother‘s finale was also up. However, America’s Got Talent pulled in more viewers than either show–and significantly more than the Bragade. TV By the Numbers has …

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Big Brother’s Grodner, Meehan on live feed cuts, manipulation: “We’re not trying to hide anything”

For years, I’ve had questions about Big Brother, the reality show I usually love to hate and sometimes actually love. Last month, I got the chance to ask a few of those to executive producers Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan, who formed Fly on the Wall Entertainment together last year. My interview came a few …

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Lane uses gay slur, laughs at suggestion “8 second game” is rape; Enzo used c-word

This season of Big Brother has been mostly void of the racism, bigotry, and slurs we’ve seen on so many previous seasons, aside from unfortunate but typical sexism. However, live feed watchers report that there has been some awfulness this week from Lane Elenburg, and while he was called on his behavior by Enzo Palumbo, …

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Big Brother 12 drags its limp body to the finish line, where Hayden, Lane will compete for HOH

Big Brother 12 dragged its way toward its finale with the conclusion of the first part of the final HOH competition and the second part, and not much else. Hayden won part one, outlasting Lane, who dropped off his tiny wooden swing after two hours and 35 minutes. Enzo lasted 19 minutes and made pizza. …

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