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Kid Nation

  1. cheek by jowl
    And Now We Will Compare MasterChef Junior to Kid NationBeef Wellington and gold stars for all!
  2. bazookas
    Update: New Andrew W.K. Show Gives Bazookas to ChildrenWow!
  3. 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.
  4. 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!”).
  5. 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.
  6. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: No Longer Are We Satisfied by the Children’s TearsAlso, there were barely enough to fill our glass.
  7. apropos of nothing
    ‘Kid Nation’: Smartest Kid in Bonanza City Wins the Gold Star!Brains triumphed over brawn on last night’s Kid Nation as 9-year-old Alex, Bonanza City’s resident genius (“one of the smartest persons here,” as Greg put it) beat out older, tougher kids — plus Jared, who adorably pledged to invent a teleportation device if he got the $20,000 — to win the coveted gold star.
  8. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: Town Exacts Revenge on Taylor the Terrible!Because ugly animals cannot wear makeup to make them look prettier, Taylor explains, killing them is permissible.
  9. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: Bonanza’s Paris and Nicole Make Their Presences KnownOn this week’s practically Taylor-free episode, pretty much everything that happened fell into one of three categories: Who the Hell Are You?, Gross!, and Awesome!
  10. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: The Drinking GameThis is going to get anyone good and drunk.
  11. the early-evening news
    Vulture Makes ‘Kid Nation’ a Hit!It’s true!
  12. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: All the Girls Hate You!Highlights from the heartwarming sixth episode gives us hope for the next generation.
  13. blurb patrol
    Vulture Gets Blurbed in New ‘Kid Nation’ Commercial!Obviously this is the greatest thing ever.
  14. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: Viva la Revolución!Little did those chosen council members know that they would serve at the pleasure of the 34 other kids.
  15. 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.
  16. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: Who Should Drink the Bleach?Which Kid Nation contestant would we most like to see drink bleach?
  17. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: Fresh MeatThe kids debate the ethics of killing animals and reach a consensus: They feel like chicken tonight.
  18. apropos of nothing
    ‘Kid Nation’ a Ratings Success! Plus: Jimmy Speaks!People love it!
  19. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’: And Then There Were 39It’s finally here!
  20. overnights
    ‘Kid Nation’ Was Awesome!It’s true!
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. the early-evening news
    Barry Manilow and Elisabeth Hasselbeck Don’t Fall in LovePlus: News about Michael Bay and Will Ferrell!
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. the take
    CBS Backs ‘Kid Nation’ Despite Pressure From WhinersVulture would like to take this opportunity to applaud CBS’s brave decision to stand behind Kid Nation, the fall TV season’s most anticipated child-abuse-based reality program, despite protests from critics who wouldn’t know comedy if it made them drink bleach and threw boiling grease in their faces.
  27. the take
    Please, CBS, Don’t Cancel ‘Kid Nation’It’s 9:30 a.m. on August 29, and you know what that means: only 21 days, 10 hours, and 30 more minutes until the premier of what has the potential to be the greatest and most hilarious reality show in television history, CBS’s Kid Nation!
  28. 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?
  29. the early-evening news
    Foxy Brown and Unborn Lil’ Foxy Headed to PrisonBeleaguered hip-hop vixen Foxy Brown was sent to jail today for violating the terms of her probation, which apparently prohibited assault on one’s neighbors, manicurists, and friends. But even if you count Nicole Richie, we’re still one preggers, jail-bound celebrity short of a trend.