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

ABC Tested the Voting System for Rising Star and It Was Super Awkward

During Monday night's episode of The Bachelorette, ABC used their audience to make sure the online voting system for their American Idol/The Voice/The X-Factor show that is totally different than all those other shows. If the four minutes host Josh Groban and judges Kesha and Brad Paisley were on stage were any… » 6/17/14 12:10pm 6/17/14 12:10pm

The Biggest Loser Won't Show Fat People Kissing

The Biggest Loser has amassed millions of fans by forcing a bunch of very very overweight people to exercise until they puke, weighing them in front of everyone, and then repackaging their suffering as inspiration for a nation of other, similar very very overweight people. But it doesn't take many hours of Biggest… » 5/13/14 7:10pm 5/13/14 7:10pm

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 4/23/14 5:20pm

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

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