reality tv

News

A fuck boy dating show is coming

We all know a friend (of a friend) who should sign up for ‘Fboy Island’.
Douglas Greenwood
6.11.21
Culture

The Real Housewives is reflecting on its race problem

Bravo’s white wealth makes for compulsive watching while sweeping race under the rug. Now it’s got to confront the experience of Black people head on.
Michelle Kambasha
3.8.21
Opinion

The unexpected triumph of Tiffany 'New York' Pollard

Tiffany is much more than just a funny reaction gif on your Twitter timeline -- she’s a reality TV genius who’s beat the odds to outdo the genre at its own racist, sexist game.
Christine Ochefu
9.7.20
News

TikTok is (inevitably) getting its first reality TV show

Laugh all you want but we’re all going to be absolutely obsessed with ‘The Hype Life’ before you know it.
Roisin Lanigan
8.6.20
News

What if we kissed.... on The Sims reality TV show?

And won 100,000 simoleons.
Roisin Lanigan
7.9.20
News

Watch the first trailer for HBO’s new ballroom reality show

Following the controversy around its announcement earlier in the year, Legendary begins streaming next week.
Roisin Lanigan
5.19.20
Culture

It was a cultural reset: Big Brother's golden era prepared us for lockdown

20 years since it first debuted, we dig deep on how the original quarantine haus became the most iconic reality show of its era.
Nick Levine
5.5.20
Culture

It was a cultural reset: 10 years on from Jersey Shore

Despite remaining iconic meme fodder, the chaotic precursor to shows like 'Love Island' champions a toxic masculinity that has not aged quite as well.
Ross McNeilage
4.28.20
Opinion

Nicole Richie is the world’s greatest satirist

Unlike many of her contemporaries, Nicole Richie is capable of parodying the world that birthed her whilst still partaking in the very constructs she is ridiculing.
Alim Kheraj
4.13.20
Culture

britney spears was the og vlogger and her reality show proves it

On ‘Britney and Kevin: Chaotic’, the popstar not only preempted today’s YouTubers but also reclaimed her own narrative.
Ross McNeilage
9.2.19
Culture

what happens when reality tv stars are frozen in time

From ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ to ‘Love Island’, the rediscovery of old seasons of reality TV on streaming services can be both a blessing and a curse.
Isobel Lewis
6.14.19
News

the first sexually fluid dating show is finally here

Sex, love, and endless drama will no longer be constrained by gender on MTV's 'Are You the One.'
Jack Sunnucks
5.30.19
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