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Possible Child Labor Violations

  1. apropos of nothing
    Which Former ‘Kid Nation’ Contestant Is Suing CBS?Vulture’s all-time favorite child-abuse-based reality show Kid Nation is back in the news today after Nikki Finke reports that one former contestant who was injured during filming is pursuing a possible lawsuit against CBS.
  2. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’ Finale: Thus Ends the Cute OverloadLast night’s finale of the first season of CBS’ “grand social experiment” contained few surprises (and the “heart-wrenching” surprise we were promised turned out to be a parent-child reunion, which was hardly “heart-wrenching!”).
  3. countdown
    ‘Kid Nation’ Season Finale Tonight: One Final Chance for a Child to Drink BleachAfter three exciting months filled with gold stars, chicken beheadings, and hot-air balloon rides, Kid Nation’s inaugural season comes to a close tonight.
  4. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: The Drinking GameThis is going to get anyone good and drunk.
  5. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: Root Beer Can’t Make You DrunkIn the best-ever episode of the greatest reality show of all time, Bonanza City was torn apart by religious differences.
  6. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: Who Should Drink the Bleach?Which Kid Nation contestant would we most like to see drink bleach?
  7. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: Fresh MeatThe kids debate the ethics of killing animals and reach a consensus: They feel like chicken tonight.
  8. apropos of nothing
    ‘Kid Nation’ a Ratings Success! Plus: Jimmy Speaks!People love it!
  9. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: And Then There Were 39It’s finally here!
  10. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’ Was Awesome!It’s true!
  11. vulture lists
    10 Annoying Child Actors We’d Want on Kid NationWe got to thinking about which kids we’d most want to send off to Kid Nation, and realized the pop-culture pantheon is filled with irritating children who could really benefit from a sharp dose of bleach-flavored reality.
  12. countdown
    Will ‘Kid Nation’ Actually Be Any Good?There’s only a day and a few hours till the premiere of CBS’s Kid Nation, the show that has parents upset, advertisers nervous, and children drinking bleach and lighting their heads on fire.
  13. the early-evening news
    Barry Manilow and Elisabeth Hasselbeck Don’t Fall in LovePlus: News about Michael Bay and Will Ferrell!
  14. the take
    Spineless Advertisers Bail on ‘Kid Nation’Inexplicably wary of having their brands identified with child abuse as entertainment, Procter & Gamble, Ford and GM, Verizon, Pepsi, and Anheuser-Busch have all said they won’t run commercials during Nation, despite continued plans to sponsor the rest of CBS’ vastly inferior prime-time lineup.
  15. apropos of nothing
    Ten Questions Inexplicably Omitted From the ‘Kid Nation’ Season-Two ApplicationCBS is so sure Kid Nation will be a hit (as are we) that they’ve already put out an open casting call for a second season, posting a questionnaire on the official website for any prospective contestants.
  16. countdown
    ‘Kid Nation’: We Pick the WinnersForty kids are left to fend for themselves in a New Mexican ghost town without adult supervision … but who will take home the cheddar?