Displaying all articles tagged:

Reality Competition

  1. emergency discussion
    Project Runway Is Falling Out of FashionAn all-stars season dogged by inconsistent judging suggests the reality-competition stalwart has become that which it hates most: dated.
  2. tv review
    Siren Goes OffNetflix’s brutal new K-reality competition elevates strategic gameplay to an art form.
  3. power rankings
    The Final Survivor Season-44 Power RankingLong live the Tika Three!
  4. power rankings
    The Survivor Season-44 Post-Merge Power RankingAfter an idol-filled start to the season, let’s check in to see who is in the best position to win it all.
  5. power rankings
    The Way Too Early Survivor Season-44 Power RankingsDespite the early-season drama, it’s still (almost) anyone’s game to win.
  6. close read
    Physical: 100 Isn’t Built to Be BrutalDon’t be fooled by the Squid Game aesthetics: Netflix’s Korean reality competition may just be the best example of good sportsmanship on TV.
  7. chat room
    Kate Chastain Went on The Traitors to Wear Cute Outfits“I didn’t lug two suitcases full of wool jackets from Florida for them not to get on-camera.”
  8. overnights
    The Traitors Season-Premiere Recap: Bravo BabesReality-TV mobs form and host Alan Cumming chews up the scenery in Peacock’s delightful murder-mystery competition.
  9. power rankings
    The Final Survivor Season-43 Power RankingA last look at who is in the best position to win it all.
  10. power rankings
    The Survivor Post-Merge Power RankingAs the next phase of competition heats up, who is in the best position to win it all?
  11. power rankings
    The Way-Too-Early Survivor Season-43 Power RankingsA little overreacting never hurt anyone.
  12. overnights
    RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race Recap: Baby, We Made ItIt’s RuPaul-a-Palooza, or the week better known as “the one where the show doesn’t have to pay any licensing fees.”
  13. overnights
    RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under Recap: Circus of HorrorsMaybe celebrity impressions don’t come naturally to Antipodean queens.
  14. overnights
    RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under Recap: Best of a Bad BrunchIt becomes clear that Molly truly is the sabo bitch of the season. She’s even managed to sabo herself.
  15. overnights
    RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race Recap: Here We Go AgainRuPaul is taking another crack at a celebrity version of Drag Race with a decidedly Masked Singer twist.
  16. overnights
    RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under Recap: Not So GroovyOne of the show’s most delicious elimination narratives in recent memory.
  17. overnights
    RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under Season-Premiere Recap: Out With the NewThe season premiere kicks off by planting the seeds of an interesting old guard versus Instagram queen conflict.
  18. partner dancing
    Alfonso Ribeiro Shimmies His Way to Dancing With the Stars Co-host GigAfter winning the Mirrorball Trophy in season 19.
  19. overnights
    RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Recap: Bringing Up The RearWith a satisfying last-to-first place situation in this episode, the competition in All Stars is more level.
  20. vulture recommends
    Finding Magic Mike Is More Celebration Than CompetitionNo overedited judging panels full of faux tension, just plenty of heart and hornt.
  21. overnights
    The Challenge: Spies, Lies & Allies Finale Recap: Race to Rich MountainLet’s hope that a predictable finale is enough to be a wake-up call to shake things up in future seasons.
  22. overnights
    Survivor Recap: Besties, What Happens Now?With the latest shocking blindside, the game has burst wide open.
  23. live tv
    Dancing With the Stars Will Let Cody Rigsby and Cheryl Burke Perform RemotelyAnd remotely, after they both tested positive for COVID-19.
  24. slacktivism
    So CBS Is Really Making an Activism Competition Series, Huh?Usher, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, and Julianne Hough are set to co-host The Activist.