Five networks will air Blue Planet II on Saturday. I asked the producers how they construct human-like narratives out of footage of animals.
The group was working for Endemol Shine and “covertly filmed” a “fake explosive device” in luggage as it went through security in Newark.
A review of Relative Success with Tabatha, Tabatha Coffey’s new Bravo show on which she helps struggling businesses, but it isn’t quite like her previous series—starting with the fact that she hugs someone.
Any headlines and stories declaring the next Real Housewives series on Bravo would be set in Nashville are not accurate, according to Andy Cohen.
Home Free was a surprise last summer: a light competition with an emotional, uplifting conclusion to each episode. The show returned tonight on Fox, and the premiere of the second season was a major letdown, as the series transitioned into a more typical—and far more mediocre—competition. Last year, couples helped renovate houses for deserving families, hoping to win a house for… continue reading
A few years ago, cable networks couldn’t produce new talent competitions fast enough. Led by Bravo’s success with Project Runway and later Top Chef, competitions rained down from Hollywood. Although several remain on the air, their reign seems to be over now. Top Chef, which used to be on year-round with its spin-offs, now only… continue reading
Face Off has been introducing new challenges this season, its ninth, and they’ve improved the Syfy reality competition significantly.
Professional talent competitions like this live and die by their challenges, and the challenges have had more of a spark all season: engaged couples transformed into zombies who were then married by host McKenzie Westmore; two models merged into one creature; Rorschach ink blobs as inspiration for characters.
There’s a lot of variety that has nudged the show out of the rut it’s been in recently; the episodes don’t feel as interchangeable with other seasons, and the variation has resulted in some contestants excelling one week and failing the next.
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