Benelux' Next Top Model is a Dutch reality television show aired in Flanders and the Netherlands. The show is Dutch writer and former top model Daphne Deckers. Despite the reference in the title to the Benelux, no Luxembourger or Walloon contestants are participating, nor is the program being broadcast in Luxembourg or Wallonia. The first cycle premiered in September 2009, and is based on the top-rated series America's Next Top Model with supermodel Tyra Banks.
The Club was a reality show about the competitive and cutthroat world of ICE, the stand-alone nightclub in Las Vegas. The series aired on Spike TV from 2004 to 2005. The show was an insiders look at the pressures and demands the people behind the party face in making ICE the ultimate nightlife experience. It featured appearances from such DJs as Donald Glaude, Paul Oakenfold, DJ Dan, Tiesto and Armin Van Buuren.
Hitched or Ditched is a reality series that showed on The CW Television Network from May 26-June 30, 2009. It was hosted by Tanya McQueen.
The Next Tycoon is a reality television series that originated in Atlanta, Georgia, by W. Cliff Oxford. As a televised business plan competition, the show features entrepreneurs who present their business plans in front of national business leaders to show what makes their business plan better than all the rest. Four finalists will then face a panel of media and business experts and a live audience. There is a group of judges and an alternate group called the School of Hard Knocks, which judges each contestant. The show is hosted by W. Cliff Oxford and Minoo Hosseini, while the judges and the School of Hard Knocks alternate per episode.
4th and Long is a reality television series hosted by Michael Irvin that premiered on Spike on May 18, 2009. The winner of the show earned a spot at the Dallas Cowboys training camp - with a shot of making the roster. The show pits six wide receivers against six defensive backs. The show was filmed at the Cotton Bowl, with Joe Avezzano as the coach for the receivers and Bill Bates as the coach for the backs. The athletes have varying backgrounds, including national champions, CFL players, arena league veterans, semi-pro players, and those who have tried to make NFL rosters.
Band of Brothers is a 30-minute long Korean music reality show broadcast on M-Net in which Heechul and Kangin of Super Junior, and Jay and Jungmo of TRAX form a "tribute band" to not only perform music by classic pop artists but they also explore the history about the band, their personal lives as well as the influence of their music.
Taking the Stage is a musical reality show set at the School for Creative and Performing Arts in Cincinnati, Ohio. It is produced by Nick Lachey, a SCPA alumnnus, for MTV. The first season chronicled the lives of five high school students and their friends as they train for careers in the arts. The 2nd season aired from January to April 2010 on Thursday nights on MTV at 11 pm. It was confirmed that the series was canceled, and no third season is being planned.
The Girls of Hedsor Hall is an MTV reality TV series similar to Ladette to Lady and VH1's Charm School. The series takes 12 out of control American girls to England's Hedsor House, a filming, wedding, conference and events venue. There a finishing school called Hedsor Hall was created where they will try to become ladies. The girl who improves the most will receive the Hedsor Trust which is worth $100,000.
Twelve perfection-obsessed contestants, whose motto is "anything you can do, I can do better," compete in different areas of beautifying the home and entertaining, including party planning, gardening, cooking, baking, sewing, crafts, floral arranging and decorating.
Wanna Come In? is an MTV reality television show. It is a modern reality twist on the legendary play Cyrano de Bergerac. In the show, a two man team that consists of a "stud" and a "dud" compete with another "stud"/"dud" duo to try to win cash prizes. The "stud" secretly coaches the "dud" by speaking through a hidden microphone while the "dud" is on a blind date with a beautiful young woman. Each team goes through several challenges in an effort to get the "geek" invited inside the woman's home at the end of the date. If she does not invite her "dud" inside, the team loses. Wanna Come In? was on the air for three seasons on MTV. It was a half hour show that aired daily in the afternoons. The challenges usually had the "geeks" doing zany things that would make it almost impossible for the date to end well. If the "geeks" ask to come in at the end of the date or reveal that he is being coached, the "geek/stud" duo are disqualified.
Jamel Comedy Club is a French comedy show on the television station Canal+, produced and presented by the French actor/comedian Jamel Debbouze. It aims to highlight talented young comedians, who each get roughly 5 minutes in on stage with no props allowed. Many of the comedians are French of Arab and/or African origin, like Debbouze himself who is of Moroccan origin.
Color Splash is a television show on the U.S. cable network HGTV, hosted by David Bromstad. The series was created for Bromstad after winning season one of HGTV Design Star. It debuted March 19, 2007, on HGTV. The show focuses on transforming rooms by dramatic uses of color. The show also features color specialist and carpenter Danielle Hirsch, who debuted on HGTV's Design Remix starring Karen McAloon. Color Splash has relocated from San Francisco to Miami, with new episodes which premiered in the summer of 2010. After the show ended, David Bromstad moved on to mentoring and presenting on HGTV Design Star.
Who Wants To Marry My Dad was a NBC-produced reality show that aired in the summer of 2003 and 2004. The point of the show was to have the children pick out a new bride for their father to propose to and marry. The show was a modest hit in ratings and returned for season two in 2004. The show was cancelled soon after ratings decreased compared to season one. Heidi Mueller, one of the daughters in season one, joined Passions after Who Wants to Marry My Dad?'s first season ended.
Hotlines is an American reality television series about adventures in exotic, fun hotspots. The series was hosted by Deirdre Delaney, Scott Gurney, Ivana Bozilovic and Stacy Kamano, the first two of whom were also its producers. In each episode, the hosts would be shown engaging in various outdoor activities such as scuba diving, sky diving and jungle walks. Intercut with the footage, two or more of the female hosts would occasionally talk to the camera, explaining how exciting, scary or fun a particular situation had been. Hotlines was originally shown on Spike TV from 2003 to 2004.
I Hate My Job is an American reality television series about young men abandoning their careers for the chance to pursue unfulfilled dreams. The show was hosted by Al Sharpton. It was shown on Spike TV from 2004 to 2005.
Orange UnsignedAct is a Channel 4 talent competition, with bands and artists competing for a recording contract with Universal Music, a £60,000 advance, a single released after the series, an album deal and a multi-media marketing campaign. Previous iterations of the show have been called MobileAct unsigned, whereby a similar prize was awarded to the winner in 2007 The show is sponsored by Orange and Sony Ericsson.
Trick It Out: MTV's Tuner Challenge, is an MTV reality television show focusing on automobile modification. The show airs primarily on MTV2 and is hosted by award-winning car tuner, RJ de Vera, and narrated by MTV news personality, Sway Calloway. The show is a tournament-style competition to find out who is the "most creative, resourceful, and ingenious Tuner in the nation". Each crew of four Tuners from rival car modification shops in Southern California gets a similar car to start with, 14 days, and $15,000 to do their very best cosmetic work. In the end, the teams are judged by de Vera on criteria such as craftsmanship, creativity, and the ability to have a theme. The winning crew gets to go home with their car, as well as the car of the losing team. Each episode of the 30-minute show would follow the two teams as they took their cars from the planning stage to completion. Various situations, both positive and negative, would be highlighted, such as bad paint jobs, incomplete features, and insight into the creation of different features for the cars. The tournament featured 8 teams from car modification shops in Southern California. Each round offered different rules for the contestants to follow.
Kraft Hockeyville is an annual competition developed by CBC Sports and sponsored by Kraft Foods, the NHL and the NHL Players' Association in which communities across Canada compete to demonstrate their commitment to the sport of ice hockey. The competition was first held in 2006 as a reality television series aired by CBC Television, but since 2007, it was relegated to segments aired during CBC's Saturday night NHL coverage, Hockey Night in Canada.
That's Amore! is a reality television show that aired on MTV in early 2008. It is a spin-off of MTV's A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila. The show stars Domenico Nesci, who had been a contestant on A Shot at Love. One of the other contestants from the previous show, Ashley McNeely, helps Nesci find his true love as his consigliere. During the run of the series, 15 American women compete for Domenico's heart in a series of challenges. The winner was Megan Mirilovich.
Show Me The Money was a live afternoon gameshow presented by Louise Noel which aired on Channel 4 in the UK and ran for 2 seasons from Monday to Friday between 6 September 1999 and 17 November 2000. It was produced by Princess Productions The show won the prestigious accolade of Royal Television Society Daytime Show of the Year.