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Bullseye is fun, but it’s really Fear Factor light

Let’s not pretend: Fox’s Bullseye is Fear Factor. It looks like Fear Factor, with the same southern California desert locations. It has the same prize, $50,000. It has the same episodic structure, with people being eliminated after each of three challenges. It has the same explosions signaling the successful completion of the big challenge. This …

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Finally: Watch twins drink donkey semen and urine on Fear Factor

The never-broadcast Fear Factor stunt involving donkey semen and urine did air, but on Danish television–and, thanks to someone videotaping the screen, on YouTube. It’s actually very tame and significantly less gross than most of the gross-eating stunts the show has done, because ultimately it’s just people drinking out of mugs; NBC replaced this episode …

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Biggest Loser out, The Voice in this fall, as NBC cancels Fear Factor and other reality

NBC has made some major and somewhat unexpected changes to its schedule next season, and several of those changes affect its biggest reality series, including The Voice and The Biggest Loser. A rundown of what the network announced today: Most significantly, The Voice will return in the fall and then air in the spring, using …

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Donkey semen-drinking episode of Fear Factor replaced with insect-vomiting episode

The finale episode of the newly resurrected Fear Factor has been pulled off the schedule by NBC, apparently because it features contestants drinking donkey semen. The episode has not been rescheduled, though a different, two-hour special will air Feb. 12. The pulled episode’s title was “Hee Haw! Hee Haw!”, but its official description said only …

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