Besides the return of Big Brother (yay? ugh?), there’s a special Chopped tournament that mashes up with Beat Bobby Flay, plus new seasons of Selling Sunset, Backyard Envy, and more.
Recommendations, round-ups, and other lists of reality TV shows and news about unscripted entertainment.
From Martha Stewart on HGTV to Robert Irvine in restaurants to The Real Housewives of Potomac, here’s what’s premiering this week.
What happened to Tiger King Joe Exotic’s animals? What’s it like for people on the spectrum to date? How did the feds take down the Mafia in 1980s New York? New unscripted series try to answer those questions.
Canada’s Drag Race will be on Logo, and be the fourth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race to air this year—though RuPaul’s role is very different.
Labor of Love concludes, Married at First Sight and Indian Matchmaking premiere. Plus: Killer Camp comes to the U.S. All that and more in this week’s preview.
The new season of Dirty Jobs is abbreviated and was filmed with a limited crew who traveled together in an RV. Also premiering this week: USA’s Cannonball, Amy Schumer’s Expecting Amy, and Netflix’s Zac Efron travel series.
The start of viewer-selected Chopped marathons, a preview of Cannonball, and two Everest documentaries are among the unscripted TV premieres this week.
This collection of recommended reads and listens includes a discussion tonight between Black Survivor cast members. Plus: the Heroes vs. Villains Ponderosa band that nearly led to a jury mutiny.
Big Brother may not be premiering this week, as it would in a normal year, but there are other summer shows coming, including The CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us, Netflix’s Crazy Delicious, and TBS’s Celebrity Show-Off.
New reality competitions include Floor is Lava and the Endurance-like Karma. Also, Top Chef is ending its season but host Padma Lakshmi has a new show coming soon.
Paramount Network says it won’t air season 33 of Cops, and WGN America will stop airing reruns after this month. But you can still stream Cops 24/7.
Among this week’s premieres are a new seasons of Netflix’s Dating Around, History’s Alone, TLC’s 90Day Fiance: The Other Way, and Ghost Adventures.
America’s Got Talent, Match Game, World of Dance, Titan Games, and several other big summer shows return this week, along with premieres on cable and streaming.
The Bachelorette and Love Island were scheduled to premiere this week, but they aren’t. However, there are several competitions, and even a new dating show, premiering this week.
Somehow, this week will bring us the conclusion of the 40th season of Survivor. It feels like just yesterday I was in my apartment in Chicago watching that first episode; that was almost 20 years ago, and 39 finales, from… continue reading