A few weeks ago, we reminisced about the reality TV shows we miss, but my yearning for “Temptation Island” to be brought back from the dead has been eased by the knowledge that season two of “Love in the Wild” debuts tonight! The first season had everything I love in a dating competition show, so I’m psyched that it’s back for another round. Here are five reasons you should watch too… Keep reading »
“The Amazing Race,” which we’re totally sick of if we’re being honest, is still airing after 11 years, yet we will never have the pleasure of seeing another episode of “Blind Date” again. It doesn’t seem right. Why was that show cancelled? It was 27 minutes of pure entertainment. It captured the awkwardness of dating without missing the humor. The best episodes were the ones where the daters got really drunk and ended up in a hot tub … so almost every episode. And those thought bubbles were genius. Sadly, this dating show left our television screens in 2006. R.I.P. favorite reality TV show ever. I think about you all the time and sometimes watch clips of you on You Tube when I’m having a bad day. Click through for a stroll down the memory lane of great reality TV shows that are no longer.
Tyra Banks shocked everyone when she fired Nigel Barker, Jay Manuel and Jay Alexander from”America’s Next Top Model” — but now, she’s picked her replacements.
While they’re not exactly Britney Spears-level names, The CW has confirmed fashion publicist-turned-reality star Kelly Cutrone, male model Rob Evans and stylist Johnny Wujek will be joining the show. Read more …
Make space on your DVRs, everyone! Another ultra trashy celeb-reality show is headed to the small screen, but this time it’s a dating competition show called “The Choice.” Fox announced that their new summer offering will feature regular folks participating in “blind auditions” in front of four as-yet unchosen celebs sitting in spinning chairs — wait, isn’t that what happens on NBC’s “The Voice”? Indeed! Only “The Choice” is about picking potential love interests. I’m kind of confused, but I am psyched to learn the show will be hosted by the awesome Cat Deeley. Now, who will the four celebs be? I can only pray some real A-listers have signed up, but I think C-list is the best we can hope for. A “Jersey Shore” cast member, perhaps? Tanning Mom? Guess we’ll have to wait and see… [EW]
People, I will watch a reality TV show about pretty much anything, because I like to see strangers competing. I also like to hear people arguing and I love the ubiquitous phrase “throw me under the bus.” But even that will not get me to watch a show about people competing to make a perfume.
And yet! The production company RealityReal is seeking a top perfumer to star in its new program about perfumers seeking to produce a new signature scent. This won’t work for a number of reasons, namely, Smell-O-Vision doesn’t exist, and watching people talk about what things smell like isn’t that interesting.
Most likely, the show won’t get made, because perfume all looks the same and it’s a dumb idea. There, I said it. But if you want to watch something exciting about perfume, watch the movie “Perfume,” it’s amazing. [Racked]