The Amazing Race host Phil Keoghan is the new host of National Geographic’s Explorer, and will be hosting a 20-episode season of the iconic series.
There will soon be “a realness on E! that you haven’t seen in a while.” An interview with the executive responsible for that change.
Undercover High, which sends adults into high schools to find out what’s going on, has all the right pieces: an important social issue, public education, that needs more public discussion and attention, and a prime-time series is a great place to start; a polished production, with efficient storytelling and smooth editing; and charismatic young stars, both the 20-somethings who are pretending to be high school students and some of the actual high school students themselves.
Showtime will go behind the scenes with politicians and journalists in upcoming series.
Maybe The Four: Battle for Stardom is a response to ABC’s impending broadcast of Fox’s former golden child, American Idol. Maybe it’s just The Voice’s battles turned into a series. Maybe it’s prime-time publicity for its judges on a familiar set. Maybe it’s unnecessary.
But The Four, which premieres tonight (Fox, 8 p.m.) surprised me and kept my interest for two hours. Here’s why.
If you need a television show to invite you inside from the cold, and wrap you in a warm blanket of food and family, The Big Family Cooking Showdown is here for you, and it’s brought The Great British Baking Show‘s best flavors with it. The cooking competition, which is on Netflix, aired earlier this fall… continue reading
Two years ago, truTV warmed the holidays with Santas in the Barn, a good-natured, witty, joyous Christmas-themed competition that kept the spirit of goofy, fun competition series alive after King of the Nerds was unceremoniously cancelled earlier that year.
But what happened to it? Why wasn’t there a Santas in the Barn season two?
I asked truTV President Chris Linn
High school classmates reuniting after 20 years to once again put on a production of Into the Woods in their high school auditorium, mentored by Kristen Bell and a team of Broadway talent: Why isn’t this already a full series? It was a special that aired last night on ABC called Encore, and turned out to… continue reading
Guy’s Big Project, which stars Guy Fieri as he tests, mentors, and narrows a group of contestants who want their own food travel show like Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, gets closer to being human than any show I’ve seen on Food Network in years.
A review of Stripped, the Bravo reality show on which people give up all their possessions for 21 days, including their clothing.
Tabatha Coffey, a break-out star from Bravo’s days of competition reality TV, will be back on Bravo in 2018—almost two years after her new series was first announced. Bravo announced the follow-up to Tabatha Takes Over, which is called Relative Success with Tabatha, in April 2016. On the series, which debuts Jan. 17, Tabatha helps… continue reading
10 photos of cheetahs in the wild in recognition of International Cheetah Day, which tries to bring attention and awareness to cheetahs. Only about 7,000 cheetahs are left in the wild.
The double episodes of Survivor delivered surprises on Wednesday, and Project Runway‘s reunion last night gave the cast a chance to challenge Claire on her cheating-scandal backtracking, but what I most loved watching this week was Amy Sedaris’ holiday special, which debuted Tuesday. At Home with Amy Sedaris (truTV, Tuesdays at 10:30 and on demand) is my favorite new… continue reading
The title of MTV’s newest series is not Floribama Shore. It is MTV Floribama Shore, that’s how tightly MTV is tying itself and its identity to the series, which follows seven people spending the summer in Panama City Beach. So if this show is MTV, what is MTV now? It’s a woman so intoxicated that she drops her… continue reading
Fergie will host Fox’s The Four: Battle for Stardom, and she and judges DJ Khaled and Sean “Diddy” Combs really talked the show up.