Reality Television

It’s no surprise that there would be backlash and outrage over the OWN network giving Jay Williams, the Atlanta man with 34 kids by 17 different women who was featured on Iyanla Vanzant’s Fix My Life series, his own reality show. Black Twitter exploded when it was announced this week that Williams would debut this […]

Sil Lai Abrams, a domestic violence activist and founder of Truth in Reality joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the impact reality TV is having on how women of color are being treated and the movement to change how women of color are being represented in the media. Abrams told Martin that Black […]

We should have known that “The Sisterhood,” a reality series following preachers’ wives in Atlanta and “All My Babies Mamas,” following self-proclaimed rapper Shawty Lo and his, well, babies’ mamas, would be the gateway to ignorance beyond our wildness imagination. SEE ALSO: The Sisterhood: Reality Show Starring Preachers’ Wives To Premiere In January ‘All My Babies’ Mamas’ […]

With reality TV shows like Basketball Wives and Bad Girls Club dominating prime time television, it appears a growing number of  impressionable young women are beginning to emulate the drama-filled behavior being broadcast on TV. Yesterday, Atlanta’s V-103 invited local teachers to discuss the effects of reality TV on their students. According to the teachers […]

Producer of “Basketball Wives” Shaunie O’Neal was reluctant to brag about her reality show’s skyrocketing ratings during a recent interview. “I hate that it has to be a fight or an argument that gives us 4.2 million viewers,” she said. “I’m working as hard as I can to show some type of balance. We do […]

Los Angeles– Ted Williams has signed a deal for a reality show that will begin taping in two weeks, according to TMZ. The show titled ‘Second Chances at Life,’ focuses on the once homeless man’s battle with alcohol-abuse and life on the streets.

The new "Dancing with the Stars" cast includes former NBA superstar and "The Game" actor Rick Fox, former "Moesha" star and singer Brandy Norwood, and "That's So Raven" and "Cory in the House", child-star Kyle Massey.

Genesiac Folkes is a contestant on the upcoming season of Donald Trump’s hit show “The Apprentice”. Folkes will carry a felony assault charge with him into the boardroom after he was accused of strangling his wife. Article continues after gallery According to legal documents obtained by TMZ, Genesiac Folkes was arrested on May 5th in […]

DETROIT — Some Detroit City Council members say they’re concerned that an upcoming ABC Network drama will propagate a negative image of the city as dangerous and crime-ridden, and has asked the show’s producers to attend an upcoming council meeting to discuss it.

From WallStreetJournal.com: Mayor Dave Bing fired the city’s embattled police chief on Wednesday, hours before a local television station was to air a report on a reality show starring the commander.

VH1’s new dating reality show The Ultimate Catch premiered this week with much anticipation by many viewers. The show’s bachelor and NFL superstar, Chad Ochocinco, recently outraged many when an insider leaked information revealing Ochocinco did not want Black women on his dating show.

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey wants to give an undiscovered talent a chance to follow in her footsteps on her new cable network.