This is the true story of seven strangers, picked to live in a house, work together and have their lives taped to find out what happens when Sunnis and Shias, Christians and Jews, boys and girls, 20-somethings from across the Arab world, stop hating each other and learn how to get along.
Whether you're into fashion design, the culinary arts or watching famous pop stars make and break the dreams of hopeful singers, reality programming offers something for everyone.
Table flipping. Hair pulling. Name calling. Glass chucking. Fist throwing.
As a television producer I tend to lead with my right brain, embracing all things creative and aesthetically pleasing.
Simon's new show didn't grab as many viewers as Ryan and company
Simon Cowell talks about the differences between "American Idol" and his new show "The X Factor."
"He is not just hot, he is an incredible human being," Money says of her hunky costar
"The Amazing Race" has not been shy about having former CBS reality stars on the show.
Monday, August 15, 2011, is a day that should forever change the way reality television is produced.
The reality star shares what she does what no one's watching - and where she'll be at 50
Ashley faces the men she sent home as they sound off on dating, getting dumped and drinking too much
The Bachelor Pad winner talks about the tension between exes Jake Pavelka and Vienna Girardi
"American Idol" creator Simon Fuller filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming he should be paid for the U.S. version of "The X Factor."
The AMC drama led the field with 19 nominations, including best drama, actor and actress
The judge dreams he's nice to contestants in a new ad for the upcoming singing competition
Womack wouldn't be interviewed about his breakup with Emily Maynard
Maynard was very reluctant to discuss the split on the air, says the host
It started as soon as the not guilty verdict came down Tuesday for Casey Anthony.
Now that she has split from Brad Womack, should her latest quest for love be shown on TV?
The single mom tells PEOPLE why the couple's tumultuous relationship is over
Back in the States, the Jersey Shore star hit the gym with her housemates
Michelle Money, Justin Rego and other memorable contestants will join the feuding exes on season 2
The likable Bachelor winner is unintentionally influencing Ashley Hebert's search for love
My name is James, and I have a confession to make.
"I am so secure and confident," she says, addressing what she calls a "misconception" about who she is
The season 7 star says there's a lot of pressure, heartbreak and hot guys
HLN's Joy Behar talks with the cast of VH1's 'Mob Wives' about why men are relucant to date women with mafia ties. See the full interview tonight at 10 ET on HLN.
The funny thing about reality shows built around housewives and girlfriends is that the men who made them such really aren't necessary.
The Survivor contestant hooks up with the History channel for a new adventure series
"It's been a life-changing journey," the supermodel said, "and I've made amazing friends"
The Bachelorette star's boat capsized while kayaking in La Jolla, Calif., on Sunday
It's an iconic scene from the the 1983 film "Risky Business."
Bravo TV has given the reality show "The Real Housewives of D.C" the ax, but another wildly popular reality show -- "Jersey Shore" -- is getting two new incarnations.
The 'Jersey Shore's' trip to Italy is delayed and Bristol Palin earns more than $250,000 for talking about abstinence.
Simon Cowell says this season of "American Idol" is better than last season. The full interview airs 3/14.
When CNN's Piers Morgan asked Simon Cowell what he thought about this season's "American Idol," Cowell said, "I personally think it is a better show than last year."
After the season 15 finale of "The Bachelor" aired Monday night, Ashley Hebert was announced as the next woman to star on "The Bachelorette."
"I've never been happier, I promise you that," says The Bachelor star
Despite rumors of a split, the Bachelor star and fiancÃ©e Emily "are madly in love"
Ashley Hebert, who competed for Brad Womack's heart, will star on the new season of The Bachelorette beginning May 23
Tell us if the winner of The Bachelor is the right choice for Brad
The Real Housewives star "doesn't have an addiction," her husband tells PEOPLE
Michelle "never felt uglier" while sobbing, Brad's take on Ashley's new 'do and more
Reports that the X Factor producer is upset with the Idol judge aren't true
"That trash is delusional," the Bravo exec says after Montag suggests she's joining Real Housewives
He's mum on the other judges, but says the winner of the show will get a $5 million record contract
He may have lost out on getting the final rose from The Bachelorette's Ali Fedotowsky but runner-up Chris Lambton has found love off camera.
Brad Womack takes Maynard, whose racecar driver fiancÃ© died in a plane crash, on a date to a racetrack
JWoww sets her roommate up on a date with a friend. The only problem is "he's Irish"
Sure "American Idol" is returning, but is it coming back any better?
"I would be shocked if they're not married before 2012," says Bachelorette host Chris Harrison
The Jersey Shore star tells Ellen she tries to avoid blacking out and doesn't want to be a role model
This year, TV fans bid a sad farewell to some beloved scripted programming, with long-time favorites such as "Law & Order," "24," "Lost" and newcomers such as "Rubicon" and "Terriers" leaving behind empty space in a lot of DVRs.
Without permission to do the stunt in Times Square, the Jersey Shore star will ring in 2011 in Seaside Heights, N.J.
CNN's Brooke Anderson explains a new reality show that pits bride-to-be against bride-to-be for plastic surgery.
Money, husbands, record deals or a free stay at a celebrity sober living house.
"We're still just as happy as we were," says the Bachelorette star, but "why rush?"
As a reality TV fiend, I assumed that "Top Chef: Just Desserts" was going to be totally vanilla. Oh, how wrong I was.
Which came first, the troubles or the fame?
The former Hills star turned mogul will debut MTV series about life as designer
If you want to pay a reality-TV star $5 to tell you where the closest laundromat is (and let's be honest -- who doesn't?), now's your chance.
HLN's Showbiz Tonight's panel weighs in on whether or not they will buy the "Jersey Shore's" ab fab iPhone app.
Both men were offered the starring role in ABC's reality show, a source tells PEOPLE
Padma Lakshmi told Phil Keoghan, "We're taking you down this year!" - and they did
"The whole weekend has gone by so quickly," says the former Bachelorette star
Get the rundown of the night's biggest categories for the 2010 Emmy Awards
Fans of Fantasia Barrino's reality show "Fantasia For Real" won't have long before they learn if the series will live up to its name.
The U.S. Park Police have launched an investigation into whether any of its officers broke department regulations by providing an escort to the stars of reality TV show "The Real Housewives of D.C." a spokesman said.
"I feel there is another man out there for me," she tells PEOPLE after calling off her engagement with Andy Friedman
The Bravo reality star and her fiancÃ© clashed over having kids
"American Idol" fans can be demanding when it comes to their favorite show, but their arguments are usually about the contestants.
Some hard-hitting news publications are jumping on the "Jersey Shore" bandwagon. Showbiz Tonight analyzes the hype.
You've heard all the criticisms.
When it comes to reality competition shows, it seems less is not more.
Back in 2007, "Bachelor" viewers were shocked when lame-oid Brad Womack decided not to choose either of the final 2 contestants (Jenni Croft or DeAnna Pappas) in the show's last episode. Uh, didn't he get that memo about the point of the show?
Sofia Vergara and Joel McHale announce the nominees for this year's Primetime Emmy Awards.
Of the 14 "Bachelors" and five "Bachelorettes" who've handed out roses to prospective life partners on ABC's hit reality show, only four couples are still together and only two have actually gotten married.
There was a time when summer television was a wasteland of re-runs and remaining episodes of canceled shows that networks wanted to burn off.
For years "American Idol" has been known to its competitors by a moniker meant to express its popularity and immense ratings: "The Death Star."
CNN's Larry King asks the cast how they're enjoying the ninth season of "American Idol."
It seems that all the good will that reality-TV star Kate Gosselin built during her divorce from Jon Gosselin has sunk lower than her scores on "Dancing with the Stars."
"I love him, he's my dad and I wish him well," the American Idol judge tells PEOPLE
Sarah Palin's Alaska is headed for the Discovery Channel
I thought the whole point of reality TV was for some unknown Joe or Jane Schmo to have their 15 minutes of fame. But it's becoming more and more about celebrities trying to extend or reclaim their 15 minutes. (Hello, Jessica Simpson! And Steven Seagal!) Sure, this can be entertaining from time to time, but usually not in a good way.
The American Idol judge credits singing in a swimsuit with maintaining her TV career
A giddy fan of the TV reality show "Top Chef" greets Kevin Gillespie as they pose for a picture, "You should have definitely come in first!"
One entrepreneur's recipe for success included reality TV, but it is not a sure thing. CNN's Reynolds Wolf reports.
Thanks to a crop of how-to dating shows, such as Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" and VH1's "Tough Love," more people are reaching out to matchmakers, making an age-old art fashionable again.
Even before Ellen DeGeneres took her seat on "American Idol," the roar began.
Want to rent the "Jersey Shore" house in Seaside Heights, New Jersey? It'll cost you.
The former TV couple lose more than $20,000 on the sale of their 5-bedroom Pennsylvania home
Simon Cowell's departure from "American Idol" is a sign that the British judge is ready to take on the challenge of becoming the world's biggest entertainer, according to a long time friend and former colleague.
Record producer and former British Pop Idol judge, Pete Waterman talks about Simon Cowell's decision to leave the American show.
News that acerbic British judge Simon Cowell is quitting the hugely popular talent show, "American Idol," has led to intense speculation as to whether the show can survive without him.
Celebs react to the news that Simon Cowell is leaving "American Idol" after this season.
The buzz over Simon Cowell leaving his post at "American Idol" to launch a U.S. version of his British hit music contest "The X Factor" hit a fever pitch this week.
After the premiere of VH1's "Sex Rehab," I found myself thinking one thing: How much did folks get paid to be on this show, because I certainly hope it's a whole heck of a lot.
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