CNN's Republican Reality Show

From the moment the imperious music began and the narrator intoned that the Republicans wanted to "kick out" Obama from the White House, CNN left no overwrought TV styling untried. » 9/13/11 10:50am 9/13/11 10:50am

Sarah Palin's Hairdresser Gets Own Reality Show

One of my favorite things (okay, the only favorite thing) about Sarah Palin is her beautiful hair. So perhaps it's only fitting that her hair salon, the Beehive, should get its own two-part reality show. » 8/03/11 1:05pm 8/03/11 1:05pm

VH1 Casting Plus-Sized "Party Girl" Reality Show

Do you believe "skinny bitches need to step aside"? That "Big girls don't cry… they freakin' party!"? Oh, and you must "appear younger than 35" to be cast in a new VH1 "docu-series" on fabulously "phat" plus-sized women. » 12/02/10 3:10pm 12/02/10 3:10pm

MTV Plays Along While Jersey Shore Bashes Trans Women One More Time

Within the first 10 minutes of the Jersey Shore reunion show, MTV revisited Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's club flirtations in Miami with a lady his roommates believed was born a man. Cue everyone laughing at the disgusting freak of nature! » 10/29/10 4:40pm 10/29/10 4:40pm

New York Mayor Talks Reality TV, Stops Short Of Fistpumping

Two seasons and a Dancing With The Stars spot in, Mike Bloomberg still only sort of gives a shit about this Sensation fellow. » 10/26/10 11:25am 10/26/10 11:25am

How Your "Dead White Girl" Television Is Made

The guy who falsely confessed to murdering JonBenet Ramsey, Casey Anthony's family, all things remotely related to Natalee Holloway — meet the man who brings these treasures to television "news." At least he hates Nancy Grace. » 8/11/10 5:38pm 8/11/10 5:38pm

Mind-Numbing Bachelorette Ends Exactly How It's Supposed To

The season finale of The Bachelorette fulfilled all of my mildest dreams. It had everything I've ever wanted: love, loss, and a surprising amount of bodily fluids — except for one thing: it was mind-numbingly safe. » 8/03/10 1:56pm 8/03/10 1:56pm

How The Jersey Shore Crew Is Breaking The Reality Economy

"We're in the American pop-culture business so it's tits and ass that sells," says the guy who books the Jersey Shore guys at clubs. The exception: The Jersey Shore guys. » 7/28/10 12:25pm 7/28/10 12:25pm

This Trans Woman Is Different From The Rest, Because She's Hot

Two ex-flames on transsexual demi-celeb Jamie Clayton: "I've never been attracted to any others; I don't think there are any others like her." "Usually when you're attracted to a girl, you don't necessarily respect her." But this one is different! » 7/21/10 4:26pm 7/21/10 4:26pm

How A Palin Wedding Boycott Can Help Brevi Achieve True Stardom

One anonymous TV exec told Page Six that Brevi is too boring to get their own reality TV show. So maybe the two "family friends" telling PopEater that Sarah Palin is boycotting their August wedding is just trying to help! » 7/21/10 10:00am 7/21/10 10:00am

But What About The Children (Of Reality TV)?

When kids appear on reality TV shows, are they working like actors, or being filmed like a documentary? That's at the heart of the question of whether they're being exploited in violation of child labor laws. » 6/28/10 7:00pm 6/28/10 7:00pm

Coming Attractions: The Abby Sunderland Show?

Laurence Sunderland, father of teen sailor Abby Sunderland, has admitted that he signed on to do a reality TV show just weeks after Abby set off on her solo sail. However, he maintains that her trip "wasn't a stunt." [NYP] » 6/14/10 11:40am 6/14/10 11:40am

Coming Soon: The "JAP" Answer To Jersey Shore

It was inevitable. I'm surprised it hasn't happened yet. That said, how could one not groan at the news that a production company is casting for the "Super Jappy" answer to Jersey Shore? » 5/11/10 6:20pm 5/11/10 6:20pm

Salahis To Crash Our TVs

This is how you make it in America: Noted White House party-crashers Tareq and Michaela Salahi will be "the most visible members" of Bravo's upcoming series The Real Housewives of D.C. Meanwhile, Desiree Rogers is unemployed. [The Daily Beast] » 3/26/10 9:20am 3/26/10 9:20am

Virgin America's Fly Girls Live The Airborne Dream

In a distinctly less glamorous age of flying — even if it's better for workplace equality — is the life of the flight attendant still alluring? Fly Girls, a new show starring Virgin America's air hostesses, thinks so. » 3/16/10 12:40pm 3/16/10 12:40pm

Fun With Google Suggest, Snooki Punch Edition

The Big Money's Chadwick Matlin noticed that the fascination with the Jersey Shore cast member getting punched in the face does not seem to have waned. [Twitter, Earlier] » 2/25/10 6:40pm 2/25/10 6:40pm

Coming On TV This Fall: Fewer New Shows Written By Women

When Nikki Finke pointed out that this looks like one of the worst pilot seasons for women on the major networks, several explanations emerged. Several of her commenters' theories about female scriptwriting inferiority aside, what's going on here? » 2/09/10 7:00pm 2/09/10 7:00pm

The Simpsons. The Other Simpsons.

Joe Simpson is developing a comedy series with Nickelodeon based on his own life. The show will center around one of two daughters, who begins imitating her psychologist-dad at school. The show has not yet been titled. Any suggestions? [US] » 2/05/10 12:40pm 2/05/10 12:40pm

Apparently Everyone Wants To "Look Italian"; Pauly D's Barber Inundated…

And that includes "Portuguese and Irish," he says. "You go to the mall, you see tons of people with the hairdo now. You go to the club, there's a million Pauly Ds in the crowd." [AP, Earlier] » 2/05/10 10:20am 2/05/10 10:20am

About Those Jersey Shore Standards Of Beauty...

The best efforts of nearly the entire cast of Jersey Shore — boys included — aren't enough to endow Us's Lindsay Powers with the bulbous abundance of Snooki's hair pouf. Guess their aesthetic isn't quite so achievable after all. » 1/25/10 3:40pm 1/25/10 3:40pm