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Reality Competition 'Wipeout' Gets Rolling Tonight
Nothing guarantees a laugh like watching people trip, slip and fall. At least that's what ABC is counting on with the reality competition "Wipeout", premiering tonight (8 ET/PT). In each episode, 24 people of all shapes and sizes compete for $50,000 by running a course filled with obstacles
Has Reality TV Hit Rock Bottom?
Maybe you thought reality TV hit the lowest of the low when "Fear Factor" contestants devoured cockroaches, or when gold diggers paraded their wares in hopes of marrying a millionaire, or when Tila Tequila got a second shot at "love" with 10 guys and 10 girls. Those shows look like "Masterpiece
Reality Show Gone Too Far?
controversy over the new CBS reality series kid nation. We're forty children a plunked down in the Mexico desert to create. A society of their own. All in an effort to win tens of thousands of dollars in prize money now the series is raising questions about whether a child labor laws were violated
Friday Nights Are Bingo Nights at ABC
It's not your grandma's bingo. At least that's what John Saade, ABC's senior vice president of alternative programs, told Daily Variety magazine about ABC's new game show, "National Bingo Night," airing Friday nights at 9 p.m. "It's colorful and fast-moving," Saade said. ABC first struck gold with
Why Do They Do It? The Truth Behind 'Celebreality'
We got a dressing-down by Robin Leach. The legendary host of "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" didn't seem happy with us at all. Why? Because we asked a few too many questions about "celebreality," a booming genre of TV shows that combines the reality show and celebrities. I wanted to know why a
Lance Bass: 'I'm Gay'
Announcement Comes Amid Reports of Singer's Relationship With Reality-Show Star
ABC News' The Note: First Source for Political News
NOTED NOW TODAY'S SCHEDULE (all times ET) FUTURES CALENDAR Morning Show Wrap Evening Newscasts Wrap 63 days until election day NEWS SUMMARY In a development so big it requires BOTH sports metaphors and military ones, George Bush's Republican Party has put all of its players on the field in order to
Reality TV May Impact GIs' Morals
I would like to propose a new reality TV show: It's called "The Interrogation." Here's the premise: A TV camera follows American GIs whose sole charge is to make Iraqi detainees "talk." Each group will choose from one of three "persuasive" tactics: (1) kindness, reason, and the promise of a