| Oct 2, 2009
| 4:34 PM
I have a crush, and her name is Shannon 'Shambo' Waters. Of course, her hair is incredible: the puffy gray curls mopped on top of her head, all tied off by a dirty old rolled-up bandanna. She used to be......
| Oct 9, 2009
| 4:34 AM
There was a wealth of apathy on the island of Samoa this week, and the lack of desire to play the game of 'Survivor' ended up sending one contestant packing. Galu, who finally lost their first immunity challenge, voted Yasmin......
| Oct 23, 2009
| 4:34 PM
'Survivor' had one of the most terrifying episodes in its history Thursday night as Russell Swan, a 42-year-old attorney from Pennsylvania, collapsed during a challenge after suffering severe malnutrition and dehydration. After calling the event the...
| Feb 18, 2008
It's astounding how fast this season of "Lost" has taken off. Remember last year, when we spent episode after episode watching Jack, Sawyer and Kate sit around in cages? Not this year. It's a testament to the incredible amount of information the writers...
| Mar 2, 2008
| 4:55 PM
PLUNGE into the backwaters of Wikipedia and you can surface with a diverting little treasure that lists the promotional slogans for CBS dating back to 1963. Some of this information needs clarification: "The Revolutionaries Are on CBS" was a famously...
| Mar 10, 2008
The product: Contestants on the current season of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" have been taking a slightly offbeat approach to shedding pounds. In addition to sweating on treadmills and sticking to near-starvation diets, they've been chewing gobs of gum --...
| Mar 11, 2008
IT'S hard to imagine New Line Cinema without Bob Shaye, its prickly paterfamilias. The company is being absorbed into Time Warner's Warner Bros. film division, with Shaye and most of the employees being cast adrift. Long after he'd sold his company in...
| Feb 1, 2009
"Project Runway" is the show I name whenever I am asked to defend reality TV or my unwillingness to condemn it all out of hand. The popular fashion-designing competition finished its fifth season on Bravo last October and now circles in a holding...
| Jul 14, 2008
EVEN people who detest his brand of reality shows would be well-advised not to wrestle Matt Kunitz in the mud.
For one thing, the guy just knows too much about mud.
For his newest hit, ABC's pratfall extravaganza “Wipeout,” Kunitz and his...
| Jul 21, 2008
ON REALITY TV, the British are ever coming.
In the last few years, we've welcomed Anne Robinson, the snarky host of "The Weakest Link," and Piers Morgan, the harrumphing judge on "America's Got Talent." We've kicked back with Nigel Lythgoe, the naughty...
| Dec 17, 2007
PREDICTIONS often come back to haunt the predictor, but this column will go out on a limb anyway: Chances are slim to none that the Writers Guild of America will make good on its vow to organize large numbers of reality-show workers as a result of its...