Reality TV

The 4 contestants of the show, Maajussille morsian (Courtesy of MTV3)

How these two Canadian men became stars on a Finnish reality dating show

Matthew Almusa from Saskatchewan and Roy Rissanen from Ontario are looking for mates on ’Maajussille morsian maailmalla,’ or ’Farmer Wants a Wife in the World.’ Think ’The Bachelor’ for country folk: no roses, but plenty of cattle.
Donald Trump

The distorted world of the Donald Trump ’reality’ show

How the cheap, scripted and retrograde ’Reality TV’ boom lowered the celebrity bar and gave the world the next U.S. president
ABC’s “The Bachelorette” – Season 11

Why the Bachelorette should walk away with nothing

The latest Bachelorette controversy reminds us reality TV is all about false choices. In the finale, will the refreshingly honest Kaitlyn make a real one?

In Britain, poverty becomes prime-time TV

Dubbed the ‘working-class Hunger Games,’ a controversial new reality show hits at the heart of Britain’s class obsession
ABC’s “The Bachelorette” – Season 11

How much longer can The Bachelorette last?

What two Bachelorettes and a few early exits tell us about the future of a venerable reality TV fixture
Kelly Clarkson

An obituary to ’American Idol’: How an era ended

The biggest reality show of the 21st century is over. And it’s because we no longer need it.

10 things we learned from Canadian reality TV in 2014

Amazing Race Canada and the Bachelor Canada were reality shows that also happened to show us our truest selves
Jenna Talackova

Transgendered beauty queen lands reality TV show

Jenna Talackova will star in ’Brave New Girl’
Ryan Lochte

What Would Ryan Lochte Do?

Dumbest quotes from episode 2