February 14, 2010 |
On last month's premiere episode of MTV's "My Life as Liz" (10:30 p.m. Mondays), Liz Lee, the show's misfit protagonist, is assigned by her Burleson High School broadcast journalism teacher to complete a profile of golden girl Taylor Terry, an anchor of the school's news program. Eyes are rolled. At one point while filming Taylor, Liz threatens to vomit. Détente is eventually reached, with Taylor opening up to Liz about her inner life, and Liz taking Taylor shopping for vintage clothes.
December 7, 2012 |
Here's the thing about appearing on reality television: No matter how hard you try to put it behind you, it will always come back later -- especially if the show is a tragically corny MTV game show. Back in 2008 MTV apparently thought it would be a great idea to pit wannabe rappers against one another for the ridiculously titled game show, “Bustas.” The competition, hosted by West Coast rapper Kurupt (whatever happened to him?), featured mildly offensive contests such as “Guess the Rapper By His Grill” and “Is This a Real Rolex?
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October 24, 2013 |
When "Scrubbing In," MTV's new reality series about nurses, airs its first episode Thursday night, it will have a formidable act to follow in terms of media outrage and water-cooler gossip. In short, it will have to top its own trailer. All the general public has seen of the 10-episode series, which follows nine nurses from different parts of the country as they immerse themselves in Orange County life, is a short montage and a few clips on MTV.com, the Daily Pilot reported . But those snippets have already ignited a war of words online, with some nurses lobbying to have the show taken off the air while the defenders of the show praise it as a noble effort to spotlight a heroic profession.
January 21, 2010
Hasselhoff as stage dad As he teased earlier this month when he quit "America's Got Talent," David Hasselhoff is in fact getting his own reality show. A&E has signed the former "Baywatch" and "Knight Rider" star to an as-yet-untitled series about his life as a stage dad. Apparently when he's not turning up in the tabloids and gossip news sites, the Hoff has been helping his daughters, Taylor-Ann, 19, and Haley, 17, pursue singing careers. The series will premiere later this year, A&E said.
October 18, 2013 |
Sanya Richards-Ross is a four-time track-and-field gold medalist for the United States. In the WEtv reality show "Sanya's Glam & Gold," her life training for the Olympics and living - and working - with her family was documented. Richards-Ross, 28, talked to us about what it takes to stay in shape for the world's highest-stakes sporting event, how she manages to work alongside her family and whether her workouts have changed over the years. Will you be competing in the next Olympics?
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August 21, 2013 |
A transgender woman who was killed inside her Fontana apartment Tuesday once starred in a YouTube reality show about her lifestyle. Domonique Newburn, 31, was found dead inside her apartment in the 7900 block of Bennett Avenue about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday after residents called police reporting a disturbance. Witnesses reported seeing a shirtless man leave Newburn's apartment before officers arrived, Fontana police said. Authorities described him as in his late 20s or early 30s, 5-feet-8 with an average build and wearing blue jeans.