An Interview with Teen Mom Producer Dia Sokol Savage on Making Real TV

In revisiting the drama of the original Teen Mom cast in the new season premiering tonight, MTV's six-year-old series adds a twist to the format. Besides following the lives of these now-adult moms—Farrah Abraham, Maci Bookout, Amber Portwood and Catelyn Lowell—the show will also break the fourth wall and document… » 3/23/15 4:10pm Monday 4:10pm

My Favorite Lines from the Premiere of Sex Box, With Zero Context 

Somehow Sex Box wasn't viral marketing for some near-future thriller: it's a real television show that premiered Friday, on We TV, in which ailing couples receive counseling from therapists, and then have sex in a sound-proof box onstage in front of a live studio audience. Rather than waxing poetic about all the weird… » 3/02/15 6:15pm 3/02/15 6:15pm

Former Biggest Loser: It's a Fat Shaming Disaster, I Thought I Would Die

Every day we read more and more about why The Biggest Loser, the competition which starves and humiliates useless fatties into the people they DESERVE to be is an awful and unhealthy mess. The finale airs on the 29th and one former contestant has chosen to speak up to tell the truth about what's really going on behind… » 1/18/15 9:00pm 1/18/15 9:00pm

VH1 Won't Cancel Sorority Sisters, Even Though Everybody Hates It

VH1's Sorority Sisters is the newest addition to a long line of embarrassing programming from a network that impressively continues to find even lower lows. From the network that brought you the Love & Hip Hop franchise, Sorority Sisters follows a group of black women who used to be in black sororities in college and… » 12/22/14 4:45pm 12/22/14 4:45pm

Child Services Finally Gets Involved in the Honey Boo Boo Mess

The Honey Boo Boo horror show continues: Sandra Hale, mother of June "Mama June" Thompson and grandmother to Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson, told ET that she fears for Alana's safety now that her daughter has reportedly reunited with ex boyfriend Mark McDaniel, a convicted child molester. According to Hale, child… » 10/31/14 4:00pm 10/31/14 4:00pm

Meet the Assholes of Bravo's 'Extreme Guide to Parenting'

There are two kinds of parenting approaches: Yours, and everyone else's. There are reasonable parents who set boundaries and give love (like you), and then there's the crazies: the hippies, Tiger moms and assorted nutjobs who fill us with the warm glow of self-righteousness. Lucky us: The latter now have a reality… » 8/08/14 1:20pm 8/08/14 1:20pm

Were the Cast of Laguna Beach Wizards? An Investigation

Earlier today, the MTV archivists were digging through all the various hallowed tomes contained within the MTV Vault, when — by some stroke of divine fortune — they came across a clip of the Laguna Beach cast discussing where they would be in 10 years. The clip was filmed exactly(ish) 1o years ago. Was the Laguna… » 7/31/14 4:00pm 7/31/14 4:00pm

The Bachelorette: Why Did You Make Love to Me If You Weren't in Love?

Call it televised heartbreak, call it televised slut-shaming, call it whatever you want, but to speak in Chris Harrison-approved superlatives, Monday evening's episode of The Bachelorette provoked more response than any moment on the show ever. And all because the contestants talked what they're not supposed to talk… » 7/29/14 11:20am 7/29/14 11:20am

In a Fit of Rage, Real Housewife Throws Her Prosthetic Leg

Like any good Bravo TV show, this season of The Real Housewives of New York saved the truly batshit crazy footage for the very end. In a promo clip for the season finale, New York Housewife and Vassar grad Aviva Drescher throws her prosthetic leg across a room full of people to make a point about an insignificant… » 7/18/14 5:30pm 7/18/14 5:30pm

Kim Kardashian Knows All About Being a Working Mom

Anne-Marie Slaughter. Indra Nooyi. Arlie Russell Hochschild. Sheryl Sandberg. And now, joining the fray of working women who know all about balancing family and career, the venerable regular working mom Kim Kardashian who — finally! — has weighed in on the age-old question of whether women can really Have It All. » 7/08/14 7:55pm 7/08/14 7:55pm