Did Tori Spelling Fake a Cheating Scandal to Land a New Reality Show?

Tori Spelling's new reality show True Tori is supposed to document—practically in real time—her marital problems with estranged husband Dean McDermott, who checked into rehab after it was reported in Us Weekly that he cheated on her. But the entire first episode rang so incredibly false that many are now questioning… » 4/23/14 5:20pm 28 minutes ago

The Lindsay Lohan Trifecta: Dina, Denial and Some Coked-Up Russians

The penultimate episode of Lindsay featured all the classic elements of "the Lohan suite"—a little bit of Dina, some familial finger-pointing, 7 am coke jaw, pathological tardiness and lack of professional commitment. It was enough to push an Elle editor—who forgot she was still wearing her mic pack—over the edge. » 4/14/14 2:00pm 4/14/14 2:00pm

Producers May Be Manipulating Who Wins on The Voice

NBC's singing competition show The Voice distinguishes itself from American Idol by holding "blind" auditions, but like Idol, there's an audience participation element in the selection of a winner: Viewers can call, text or vote online. But according to a new report, it's hard to say how much that matters, since the… » 3/20/14 4:45pm 3/20/14 4:45pm

16 and Pregnant Returns, Plus MTV Might Revive Original Teen Mom

MTV's flagship of unplanned-pregnancy-based reality shows, 16 and Pregnant, is returning for a fifth season of depressing stories about how girls irrevocably altered their lives by letting immature losers cum inside them. Additionally, there are rumors that the network is bringing back the original Teen Mom now that… » 3/20/14 4:00pm 3/20/14 4:00pm

New Bravo Series Reveals Completely Obvious Behaviors of Online Daters

Bravo's new series, Online Dating Rituals of the American Male, grants us a compelling glimpse into that shadowy and elusive underbelly of the American populace: online daters. Finally, someone is brave enough to answer all of our myriad questions about the strange and baffling practice... and the results will shock… » 3/10/14 5:00pm 3/10/14 5:00pm

The Flavor of Love Casting Process Is Sad and Fascinating

Flavor of Love, a Bachelor-esque dating show that put Public Enemy hype man-turned-VH1 reality TV staple Flavor Flav in a house with 20 women vying for his affections, was possibly one of the most exploitive and jaw-dropping series to have hit the airwaves in the past decade. Racialicious described it as a "minstrel… » 3/06/14 7:10pm 3/06/14 7:10pm

Teresa Giudice Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Facing Two Years in Prison

Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice and her husband Joe both pled guilty to fraud charges and other charges at Newark Federal Court on Tuesday after striking a plea deal with prosecutors. Teresa is facing 21 to 27 months in prison. » 3/04/14 1:50pm 3/04/14 1:50pm

The Real World Has Actually Gotten Really Real in Meta Moment

On last night's episode of The Real World, two cast members went into the ladies room of a noisy nightclub so they could privately talk shit on their roommates off camera. But then they remembered they were still wearing their microphones. One girl assured the other that she doesn't think the producers were going to… » 2/06/14 12:00pm 2/06/14 12:00pm

Farrah Abraham Faked Having a Boyfriend to Get on 'Couples Therapy'

Perhaps Farrah Abraham has grown accustomed to faking it on camera, which is why she thought it would be no biggie to lie about being in a relationship for a reality show about being in a relationship. Apparently, she was right, because the producers of VH1's Couples Therapy found out about her scheme before filming… » 1/03/14 6:15pm 1/03/14 6:15pm

New Survivor Season Will Pit Beauty Against Brawn and Brains

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Survivor just finished up its 27th season. When a TV show's been on the air for that long, you've gotta get creative to keep the viewers tuning in. Which perhaps explains the concept for Survivor: Cagayan, which'll debut in February 2014: Entertainment Weekly reports that contestants will be divided up into competing… » 12/16/13 3:15pm 12/16/13 3:15pm

Spencer Pratt Gained 50 lbs Eating His Emotions

Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt were back on TV last night for an E! special about being destroyed by reality TV. Spencer is full of regrets—and pie. He admitted he turned to pie to cope with being so hated and unemployable after The Hills, packing on 50 lbs. Oh, and he also admitted that the couple isn't broke and… » 12/10/13 1:05pm 12/10/13 1:05pm

What The World Needs Now: 'The (Gay) Bachelor' With George Takei

As an ashamed devotee of ABC's The Bachelor franchise, I've seen my share of humor videos parodying the show. And I'm happy to report that this one — featuring such gay boyfriends as George Takei, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Lance Bass — is the best one yet. In fact, if The (Gay) Bachelor were a real show, I'd watch the… » 11/18/13 1:50pm 11/18/13 1:50pm

Real World: Ex-Plosion Will Be a Circus of Misery

Reality TV continues on as a medium, never wavering from its dogged path towards becoming a sadistic ritual orchestrated by cruel and ruthless overlords for the enjoyment of the masses. Hooray! What's next? Well, apparently The Real World (which is miraculously, impossibly STILL ON) will undergo a format shake-up to… » 11/13/13 6:20pm 11/13/13 6:20pm