Reality Roundup: A Few of My Favorite People

There’s a reason I tune into reality shows week after week, and it’s not just my addictive personality. Mostly. The people – some of whom I’ve been watching for years, others who flit in and out for a few unforgettable moments – and all the crazy they bring with them, are what truly gives reality…

Reality Roundup: Pick of the Pairings

Eggplant Parmesan and tequila may be many things but at its core, it’s a terrible idea for a pairing. Just ask some recent Below Deck guests. On the contrary (and luckily for all of our lives), reality TV has offered a number of pairings over the past week that aren’t nearly as much of a…

ICYMI: ‘True Detective’ Season 3 Set; ‘UnReal’ Suffers Episode Cut; Minnie Driver Returning To ‘Will & Grace’; & More TV News

Fresh Prince of Bel Air star Tatyana Ali and Emmy nominee Mindy Sterling are set to star in Lifetime’s original holiday movie Secret Santa (WT). [Deadline]   Syfy sets series premiere dates for Happy! (November 29), Superstition (October 6) and Ghost Wars (October 5) along with the return of Z Nation (September 29), Van Helsing…

ICYMI: ‘American Crime Story’ Shake Up; Revivals TV’s Latest Trend; HBO Renews ‘Insecure’; & More TV News

FX’s You’re The Worst signs up Girls star Zosia Mamet and Lou Diamond Phillips for season four appearances. [The Hollywood Reporter]   American Crime Story: Katrina goes through massive shake ups as the source material is changed from ‘The Great Deluge’ by Douglas Brinkley to ‘Five Days at Memorial’ by Sheri Fink. Beyond that, Annette…

ICYMI: ‘Will & Grace’ Get Another Season Renewal; Starz Developing Divergent Series; ‘AHS: Cult’ Releases Character Images; & More TV News

Hallmark Channel renewed At Home as well as When Calls The Heart for additional seasons. [Deadline] Starz developing Stephanie Danler’s novel Bittersweet into a new series. [Variety] MTV announces plans to reboot TRL with Times Square studio with a five-person hosting team. The iconic MTV show will return October 2 but, sadly, without original host…

Reality Roundup: Sunrise, Sunset

I have never felt joy as pure as the day that my friends and I spent in the collective silence of our table at a small Brooklyn restaurant, looking at neither each other nor our phones, while leaning ever-so-slightly (and oh-so-obviously) to hear every last word of silly yet completely self-important first daters in animated…

ICYMI: New ‘Game of Thrones’ Trailer; Colton Haynes Joins ‘American Horror Story’; Damien Lindelof Working on ‘Watchmen’; & More TV News

Executive producer Ron Howard announced Pablo Picasso as the follow up innovator to Albert Einstein, the first historic figure National Geographic Channel’s scripted series Genius centered on. [Deadline] The Girlfriend Experience star Riley Keough joins Al Pacino in HBO’s Joe Paterno film as Sara Ganim, the 23 year-old reporter who first broke the Jerry Sandusky sexual…

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