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.
CBS has dumped its plans to air a five-episode competition reality show featuring activists and hosted by Usher, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Julianne Hough. The show, called The Activist, received a lot of criticism for its format.
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.
Given a perfect template for a reality TV show competition, Peacock’s Frogger has instead opted to try to make its own Floor is Lava. Fail.
ABC’s Ultimate Surfer surprised me in many ways. It’s a talent competition that takes place thanks to a wave machine at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch, and also involves strategy between the surfers.
If you liked the early seasons of The Great Food Truck Race, where actual owners in their actual food trucks competed against each other, you’ll probably like Burger Truck Brawl, on which the Billionaire Burger Boyz compete against a different truck in each episode.
National Geographic Channel just announced three new reality shows, all of which have BIPOC stars. They include a new Life Below Zero, plus Appetite for Adventure, starring Pitmasters judge Big Moe Cason, and The 7 Toughest Days on Earth, with adventurer Dwayne Fields.