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  1. The 10 Most Significant Super Bowl Lead-Out TV Episodes in HistoryRead all the way to the end for a prediction about who will win this year’s Super Bowl.
  2. consequences
    Survivor Player Who Outed Fellow Contestant As Transgender Fired From Day JobAfter getting voted off the show upon committing the violation.
  3. outrage calibration
    Jeff Varner’s Outing of Trans Contestant Zeke Smith on Survivor Was DespicableThis is a low point in reality-television history.
  4. controversies
    CBS Defends Airing Survivor Episode That Outed Contestant As Transgender“We consulted with Zeke Smith and with GLAAD in advance of the broadcast.”
  5. controversies
    Survivor: Contestants Respond After One Player Outed Another As Transgender“I didn’t want to be the ‘trans’ Survivor player, I wanted to be Zeke the Survivor player.”
  6. reality rumble
    Reality Finals: Survivor vs. Project RunwayIt all comes down to this.
  7. reality rumble
    The 10 Best Strategic Moves Ever on SurvivorBoston Rob’s Redemption Island round trip, the show’s first power flip, and more.
  8. reality rumble
    The Reality Rumble: What’s the Greatest Reality-TV Season Ever? Is it Real World: San Francisco? The first season of Survivor? Real Housewives of Atlanta’s “Tardy for the Party” season 2? The bracket stars today!
  9. opposite worlds
    Syfy Picks Up a Dystopian Survivor-Meets-Big Brother KnockoffWith some fake time travel thrown in. 
  10. fall tv 2012
    Fall TV: Five Burning Questions About WednesdaysDoes American Horror Story even need to try to be good?
  11. survivor
    Blair From Facts of Life to Compete on SurvivorTootie, Jo, and Natalie to sit this season out.
  12. vulture lists
    Checking the Vital Signs of Reality TV’s Oldest ShowsWe look at nine series that have lasted ten seasons or more (Survivor, Bachelor, Project Runway … ) and gauge how much longer they’ve got.
  13. governor's island
    Rupert From Survivor Could Become Indiana’s GovernorIf only he could score Ron Swanson’s Libertarian endorsement.
  14. clickables
    Watch Even More Racist Antics From the Survivor BigotWhich CBS just made available online.
  15. uncomfortable things
    Survivor Basically Turned Into The Help Last NightRace became a major issue.
  16. politics
    Play ‘Survivor or GOP Presidential Debate?’We always said Herman Cain reminded us of Dawn from Survivor. We always said it.
  17. tv
    Survivor Goes Back to the Well Again, Casting Villain Russell’s NephewAfter three times with the behatted evil genius, it’s time to give the next generation a shot.
  18. tv
    How Have the Oldest Reality Shows Tried to Stay Fresh … and Has It Helped?’Project Runway’ season nine premieres tonight. Can it follow in the footsteps of ‘Survivor’ and keep going?
  19. daytime tv
    Jeff Probst Is Getting His Own Talk ShowHe’ll still host ‘Survivor,’ too.
  20. tv
    Survivor’s Russell Hantz Gets a House-Flipping ShowUgh, that guy.
  21. the tribe has spoken
    Boston Rob and Russell Are Back on SurvivorIt’s supposed to be strangers competing for a million dollars, not Hall of Fame weasels.
  22. clickables
    See a Homoerotic Thriller Starring Survivor Winner FabioJeff Probst would be scandalized.
  23. year-end report
    Your 2010 Network Report Cards: How’d CBS Do This Year?Still making jokes about CBS being the network for people who wear Depends? Well, stop it!
  24. go time
    22nd Season of Survivor to Feature Lots of Talk of ‘Redemption’’Survivor: Redemption Island’ starts February 16.
  25. your tv ratings explained
    TV Ratings: Law & Order: Los Angeles Connects’Undercovers’ takes a blow.
  26. ratings
    New Season of The Apprentice FlopsHard.
  27. survivor
    Survivor to Take On Ageism by Discriminating Against ThirtysomethingsThis years two teams will be be over 40 and and under 30.
  28. survivor
    Football Coach Jimmy Johnson Will Be on Survivor: NicaraguaThe most famous ‘Survivor’ contestant by yards and yards.
  29. upfronts 2010
    Upfronts: CBS Goes (Sort of) CrazyThey’re taking on NBC’s comedy Thursdays with ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ Take that!
  30. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Letterman Hopes for a Dreamy Lost FinalePlus, Leno exposes Ricky Gervais’s ladylike style back in the eighties, on our regular late-night roundup.
  31. overnights
    Survivor Finale Recap: Same Tactics, Same ResultsWith Russell, Parvati, and Sandra in the final three, the jury reveals whether they can forgive and forget.
  32. overnights
    Survivor Recap: I’m Against You, RussellRussell’s Achilles heel — rage at people who he thinks have crossed him — messes with his game.
  33. overnights
    Survivor Recap: The Villain Alliance Cracks, As All Alliances DoRussell once again seems to have overplayed his hand, and yet his strategy still wins out.
  34. overnights
    Survivor Recap: Immunity Idol Tug-o-WarDanielle and Amanda wrestle for a clue to the next hidden immunity idol, while a catatonic Colby makes a horrible ref.
  35. overnights
    Survivor Recap: This is How You Shock a Tribal CouncilTribal council ends with a twist that shocks even the unshockable Russell.
  36. overnights
    Survivor Recap: The Best Worst Plan EverJ.T.’s misguided plan to give Russell an immunity idol seemed so smart back at Heroes’ camp …
  37. Survivor Recap: Everything Gets MuddyWith Boston Rob out, the Heroes get a very wrong impression of what’s going on at the Villains’ camp.
  38. overnights
    Survivor Recap: Boston Rob and Russell’s ThunderdomeThe Villains’ two masterminds put aside all pretense and fight for control of their tribe.
  39. overnights
    Survivor Recap: Well PlayedBoston Rob and Russell play the ultimate ‘Survivor’ battle of wits.
  40. overnights
    Survivor Recap: Seven Heroes, Thirteen KneesNot even a hobbled knee can make James a no-brainer for eviction.
  41. overnights
    Survivor Recap: Let the Blindsiding Begin!The Heroes continue to struggle, and a key alliance crumbles.
  42. overnights
    Survivor Recap: Flirting Trumps FishingParvati’s winking wiles keep her in the game against all logic.
  43. overnights
    Survivor Recap: Wait, Which Ones Are the Heroes?The Heroes draw lines early while the Villains rally behind an ailing Boston Rob.
  44. overnights
    Survivor Recap: Heroes, Meet VillainsSeason twenty begins with a vicious all-star battle on the beach.
  45. unreal
    Soon Every Person Alive Will Have Appeared on Survivor or The Amazing RaceCBS’ favorite outdoor reality competitions are renewed.
  46. the naughties
    Five Of This Decade’s Most-Watched TV Shows Technically Aired Last DecadeWatercooler conversation topics ain’t the same as they used to be, folks.
  47. quote machine
    Lil Wayne Speculates on Brett Favre’s AgePlus: Will the ‘Survivor’ incident mean more flapping penises?
  48. kudos
    The Emmys: How the Hell Did Jeff Probst Beat Ryan Seacrest?This is a travesty.