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I Kicked My Reality TV Habit and Now I Kind of Want It Back

Bustle | Posted 04.14.2014 | Women
Bustle

I found many ways to justify my addiction. I'd use high-brow terms, calling the series an anthropological study of fame and the lengths people will go through to achieve it. I'd marvel at the varying levels of awareness different reality stars had for the affect of cameras being shoved in their faces.

'Wife Swap': New 'Wife' Has Son Coach Dad By Yelling

Posted 04.26.2013 | TV

Dance dad Robert must have picked up a few tips from Abby Lee Miller of "Dance Moms." Featured on "Wife Swap," Robert coached his son, Lil' Robert, to...

Tough Love On 'Wife Swap'

Posted 04.19.2013 | TV

Supposedly, the point of ABC's "Wife Swap" is for both families to learn something from the shared experience of living someone else's life, but some ...

Most Degrading 'Wife Swap' Episode Ever?

Posted 04.05.2013 | TV

Pageant queen Marianne was in for a rude awakening when she was swapped with a bunch of self-proclaimed rednecks on Thursday's episode of "Wife Swap."...

Former GOP Lawmaker's 'Swap' Spurs Heated Battle

Patch | Khari Johnson | Posted 03.30.2013 | Politics

The Loudons live on Seacoast Drive in Imperial Beach and are a gun, God, Tea Party and bacon loving bunch who set a first in the six-season history of...

'Wife Swap': Vegas Party Girl Vs. Off-The-Grid Christian

The Huffington Post | Jason Hughes | Posted 03.22.2013 | TV

It was a culture shock for sure during the season premiere of "Wife Swap." Marissa was a big-time party girl from Las Vegas nicknamed Big Juicy. She w...

David Lohr

'Wife Swap' Beauty Queen Escapes Prostitution Charge, Still Faces Misdemeanor Counts

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.14.2012 | Crime

A New York district attorney has dropped a prostitution charge against former reality TV star Alicia Guastaferro, but will still pursue remaining misd...

David Lohr

'Wife Swap' Beauty Queen Charged With Prostitution

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 08.30.2012 | Crime

Alicia Guastaferro, the insufferable teen beauty queen who appeared on the ABC reality TV show "Wife Swap," has been arrested and charged with prostit...

Chinese Officials Deny Participation In Group Sex

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.14.2012 | World

In a controversy of viral proportions, China's Sina Weibo microblogging site lit up last Thursday as users across the country shared a series of photo...

'Happy Endings' Renewed

Posted 05.11.2012 | TV

ABC has renewed "Happy Endings." The cult favorite comedy will return for a third season, consisting of 22 episodes, according to The Hollywood Report...

Antonio Sabato Jr. Fights With Fiancee On 'Wife Swap'

Posted 04.01.2012 | TV

It was a successful first season for "Celebrity Wife Swap" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on ABC), which wrapped its inaugural run by swapping the wives of Antonio...

Guide To Christmas Marathons And Specials

TVLine | Posted 02.24.2012 | TV

This Christmas, Santa isn't just stuffing stockings, he's filling DVRs -- with more TV specials and marathons than you can shake a candy cane at! Amon...

Pastor Ted Haggard, Gary Busey To Swap Wives

Posted 11.22.2011 | Entertainment

Welcome to reality TV at its finest. According to ColoradoSprings.com, Ted Haggard, the pastor and former president of the National Association of ...

Reality TV Is Not Reality

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jim Taylor

Reality TV promotes the worst values and qualities in people -- and disguises them all as entertainment. Reality TV makes heroic decidedly unheroic values, characters and behavior.

Falcon's Aftermath: The Danger Was on the Ground

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Watkins

I would call in child protective services to look into the greedy, selfish, publicity-grasping response by the mother and dad to the whole thing, a response that clearly borders on being abusive.

When a Hot Air Balloon Flies on Empty

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert J. Elisberg

When we see the major news breaking in with non-stop reporting on a balloon spacecraft from a family on Wife Swap, the failures of the media become clear.

The Balloon Hoax and Emotional Abuse Awareness

SaraKay Smullens | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
SaraKay Smullens

Richard Heene's type of abuse is a glaring example of a largely ignored aspect of violence, emotional abuse. If not addressed emotional abuse easily morphs in physical and sexual violence.

Media Blow 'Boy in Balloon' Story

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

Tragic story or hoax? The press and news agencies reported for over an hour that a boy was in the balloon, even though the only witness was a sibling who saw him climb inside.

Reality TV Makes People Do the Darndest Things!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Reality television is a stain on our society and an insult to culture. It's dumbed-down television at its worst, lowest common-denominator.

Is Balloon Boy's Mom, Mayumi Heene, a Victim of Her Husband?

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Disgrasian

Mayumi and Richard have separate legal representation. In other words, if the Heenes are going to go down like their little Mylar balloon for this hoax, they're not going to go down together.

Falcon Heene: Balloon Boy, Wife Swap Son (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

(Scroll down for NEW Falcon, Richard and Ryo Heene PICTURES & Multiple Videos) Falcon Heene was, says KUSA and MSNBC, reportedly the boy stuck in a...

'Wife Swap' mom accused of stabbing husband

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey mother once featured on the reality show "Wife Swap" has been accused of stabbing her husband. Jamie Czerniawski t...

Weekend Late Night Round-Up: Michelle Obama, The Queen, And Wife Swap (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

The jokes about the Obamas meeting the Queen just kept on coming this week with Seth Myers, Jay Leno and Bill Maher all poking fun at the world leader...

San Francisco Man In Massive "Wife Swap" Fallout (VIDEO)

AP/YouTube | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

(SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEOS) SAN FRANCISCO - It's safe to say Stephen Fowler probably wishes he never appeared on "Wife Swap." Fowler's stint on the ABC...

Must See Video: Huckabee Eats Squirrels, Crazy Baltimore Cop, An Awful Hillary Theme Song, & More!

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

What do you get when you combine unabashed support for Hillary Clinton, a shameless rip-off of a Jackson 5 song, and some of the worst dance moves in ...