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Archived Since:April 7, 2008

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Blue Planet II is another beautiful dive into the oceans. How are its stories constructed?

The sequel to 2001's The Blue Planet comes to the U.S. on Saturday, and Blue Planet II's premiere will simulcast at 9 p.m. ET on five networks: BBC America, AMC, IFC, Sundance, and WE tv. This deep dive into the oceans and their inhabitants...Show More Summary

CNBC reality show crew arrested at airport with fake bomb

Seven people said to be working for a reality show produced by Endemol Shine for CNBC were arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport with a fake explosive. According to the TSA, they "attempted to intentionally carry through the...Show More Summary

35 renewed and upcoming reality shows

As press releases are issued, I gather announcements about new and renewed reality shows. This is that list, and on it are prime-time game shows (Ellen's Game of Games, The Gong Show), documentary-style series (Floribama Shore and Siesta...Show More Summary

Review: The return of Tabatha Coffey on Relative Success with Tabatha

Relative Success with Tabatha is Tabatha Coffey's new show on which she helps struggling businesses, but it is not Tabatha's Salon Takeover—nor is it Tabatha Takes Over, the show it became in seasons four and five and expanded, not always successfully, to include non-salon businesses. Show More Summary

Cat Deeley on her new show This Time Next Year—and So You Think You Can Dance

Cat Deeley interviewed 113 people, and then interviewed them again one year later after they'd transformed their lives. Or not. An interview with her about her new show. Read this story »

No, there will not be a Real Housewives of Nashville

Any headlines and stories declaring the next Real Housewives series on Bravo would be set in Nashville are not accurate, according to Andy Cohen. Read this story »

Chain of Command televises the war on terror

An interview with The Circus and Chain of Command showrunner Scott Boggins about filming behind the scenes of the war on terror. Read this story »

Challenge auction, Gold Rush spin-off, John Lewis talks MLK, and more reality TV this week

A preview of reality TV this week, including Tabatha Coffey's return to Bravo and Planet Earth's Blue Planet II. Read this story »

RHONY’s Bobby Zarin, Jill Zarin’s husband, died today

Bobby Zarin, Jill Zarin's husband, died from cancer today. He was 71. He appeared on The Real Housewives of New York City during its first four seasons, when Jill was a central cast member.  Read this story »

Phil Keoghan is the new host of National Geographic’s Explorer

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. Read this story »

Trading Spaces’ return date and trailer; TLC ‘comfortable with Carter continuing’

TLC defended Trading Spaces designer Carter Oosterhouse, who was accused of sexual harassment, during a press conference about the new season, which returns in April. Read this story »

Why you probably aren’t seeing this story on Facebook

Facebook is again changing the news feed, and if you rely on Facebook to show you news or stories from publications and websites that you like—such as this one!—you may be affected. Read this story »

Amazing Race adds a new obstacle: a race inside the race

The Amazing Race season 30 introduced a new type of challenge at the end of episode two, "You're The Best French Fry Ever": a head-to-head race. Read this story »

How E! is ‘changing things for women,’ and why Rose McGowan is a key part

Rose McGowan said that a new E! executive, the network that will broadcast her series Citizen Rose, is "changing things for women." I asked that executive, Amy Introcaso-Davis, what would be different. Read this story »

The ‘sexist, egotistical, racist pig’ DJ dropped on The Profit was also fired

The Profit star Marcus Lemonis walked out of a business and potential deal mid-episode when one of the businesses co-owners said that he acted like "a sexist, egotistical, racist pig on the radio." Read this story »

Review: Undercover High, where adults go back to high school

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...Show More Summary

An interview with Derrick Levasseur about his new book, and changing your life

Big Brother 16 winner Derrick Levasseur talks about the content and goals for his new book, The Undercover Edge: Find Your Hidden Strengths, Learn to Adapt, and Build the Confidence to Win Life's Game. Read this story »

The Bachelor Winter Games’ international cast and premiere dates

ABC revealed the full 24-person cast of international Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants, and the four premiere dates for The Bachelor Winter Games. Read this story »

Bachelor viewer data: how they watch, what they think of Arie and the cast

What viewers though about Bachelor contestants, and about new Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr. Read this story »

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