A review of Paramount Network’s version of Wife Swap, which is condescension wrapped up in a pretty shitty package.
Wife Swap is moving to an entirely different network after being originally scheduled to premiere on CMT in February.
CMT says its version of the show will be “showcasing hot-button issues like politics, classism, gender and race.”
If you’ve wondered what has happened in the years since The Queen of Versailles, ABC’s Celebrity Wife Swap offered one last night. Its stars David and Jackie Siegel were on last night’s Celebrity Wife Swap with Party of Five star… continue reading
ABC’s celebrity Wife Swap faked Coolio’s relationship with a woman, he said. “Listen. It was all set up. I’m nothing like that. I’m not even with Mimi. I never was. She’s a friend of mine. They tried to make me… continue reading
Wife Swap was reborn Monday as Celebrity Wife Swap, and while it features the exact same celebrities who always appear on these shows, the first two episodes turned out pretty decent. (Contrast that to, say, Sunday’s Food Network debut of… continue reading
The cast of Celebrity Wife Swap, ABC’s spin-off of the now-cancelled Wife Swap, has been announced, and it’s the same group of people you’d expect would be on this show: the celebrities who are now more well-known for their appearances… continue reading
For the Wife Swap spin-off Celebrity Wife Swap, actor turned reality star Gary Busey and his girlfriend Steffanie Sampson are switching with pastor Ted Haggard and his wife, Gayle, and a planned shoot Thursday was cancelled because details leaked to… continue reading
ABC’s Wife Swap, which concluded its sixth season late last summer, is spinning off a celebrity version instead of just going away. Deadline reports that “Wife Swap producer Zodiak USA is also behind the celebrity offshoot” and “the order is… continue reading
Alicia Guastaferro, who appeared on ABC’s Wife Swap in 2008 and said things such as “I do feel sorry for people that are not gorgeous people,” is suing the show, claiming that it staged scenes to “maximize [Guastaferro’s] public embarrassment.”… continue reading
Two-time Wife Swap star Richard Heene pled guilty to a felony after turning himself in to police yesterday, and will get probation. That’s the result of the attention-seeking hoax he committed last month, which he lied about on TV while… continue reading
The balloon boy saga that played out live on cable television on Thursday was ultimately all about getting a reality show, according to police. Balloon boy’s parents Richard and Mayumi Heene may be charged with a felony for what police… continue reading
Jon and Kate Gosselin’s kids now have competition for our sympathy from Falcon Heene, aka balloon boy, whose parents appeared twice on Wife Swap and now have been dragging him on various TV shows, where he seemed to confess that… continue reading
The 6-year-old boy who may or may not have fallen out of an experimental balloon that floated around and transfixed the country before landing in a field–apparently without him in it–has parents who appeared on ABC’s Wife Swap earlier this… continue reading
Tonight, ABC bravely faces the final Monday of the winter Olympics by airing two reality shows that will feature recaps and reunions. First up is a two-hour Wife Swap special at 8 p.m. ET; it’s officially titled, “Wife Swap Saved… continue reading