Here’s your look at the week ahead in unscripted television—reality TV, documentaries, specials, and other shows that you might want to check out. Groundhog Day Thursday is Groundhog Day, and Animal Planet will debut—and debut, and debut, and debut, and debut—a special about the tradition. A Groundhog Day Story is, according to the network’s press release: “…a first ever comprehensive… continue reading
Documentaries and reality TV to check out this week, including an investigation into the Slenderman stabbing and Face Off’s first all-star season.
CBS will find out if it has the “next big reality hit” in Hunted, which debuts this coming Sunday. Also: other reality TV debuts and returns this week.
A collection of reality TV longreads and recent news stories, including a profile of Mark Burnett and Survivor Michael Skupin’s sentencing for child porn.
Big Brother’s Derrick Levasseur returns to TV to investigate the OJ Simpson murders, plus a dozen other reality and unscripted shows to check out this week.
Highlights from the upcoming week in reality TV and unscripted entertainment, including HBO’s Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds documentary Bright Lights.
A list of new and renewed reality TV shows across broadcast and cable networks that have been announced in recent weeks and months.
Seven reality TV-related longread stories about Tyler Henry, Top Chef, Ina Garten, Lisa Vanderpump, the creators of House Hunters, and more.
Three shows that are charming, warm, and perfect for the holiday season—or just for forgetting about everything else for an hour or two.
On Thanksgiving, a few thoughts about gratitude for this genre that brings us all together. Plus: a selection of readers’ thanks for reality TV.
It’s time for this month’s selection of reality TV longreads: nine curated stories about (and related to) reality television shows and stars.
In this issue: behind-the-scenes of The Challenge and Anthony Bourdain’s show, plus Kim Kardashian and a ranking of 100 reality TV couples.
Welcome to a new reality blurred feature: a curated monthly selection of long-form writing that looks in-depth at reality TV: people, shows, and the industry.
A list of newly renewed and newly announced reality shows, including a competition to find new Mythbusters and a Dance Moms-ish series about kid cooks.
A long list of renewals and newly ordered shows from summer announcements. Shows range from America’s Got Talent to Hellevator to Carpool Karaoke.
Here are four recommendations for stories that explore behind the scenes of reality TV, from wardrobe to editing in nature documentaries.