Rachel starts her journey as The Bachelorette, and the men can’t handle Whaboom

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Earlier I talked about each of Rachel’s men vying for her love this season, but now we’re onto the show and I.Can’t.Deal. There is already so much crazy and I cannot wait to get these dates underway.

Bare with me as I learn everyone’s names though… I honestly don’t know how I’ll keep them straight these first couple weeks. Continue reading

The Bachelorette starts tonight, so let’s meet her men!

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predfdfAfter coming in as the runner-up on Nick Viall’s season of The Bachelor, Rachel Lindsay was given the coveted role of Bachelorette. She’s the first black Bachelorette ABC has ever had and brings with her the most diverse group of men, as well. No promises that ABC will actually handle race well throughout the season but… let’s hope. Continue reading

Sandra comes for revenge on Survivor, and Hurricane Debbie brews

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Last week had a crazy finish as fan favourite Malcolm was sent home, so now we’ll be tasked with finding new favourites and predicting new winners. And before we go any further, I need to rant a little about why I dislike Sandra.

I know a lot of people love her because she’s the only two-time winner and she’s a badass. But I’m really not a fan. She’s arrogant, overconfident and brash – which isn’t that enjoyable to watch when the castaway doesn’t also have some kind of flair or oddity. I don’t know how to describe it, but she’s not fun. I enjoy the subtleties of good manipulators and strategists in Survivor, but everything is so straightforward. Maybe I’ll grow to like her throughout the season, but her immediate control of her tribe has left me very bored. I loved Boston Rob, but the season he won was not enjoyable – that kind of obvious control from the beginning ruins the entire point of the show: struggling or battling to victory and Sole Survivor status.

But now that that’s done… onto the episode! Continue reading

Survivor 34: Game Changers starts with a bang as legend goes home

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The day we have all been waiting for is here: Survivor is back on our TV screens, and it’s with a bunch of returning players we know and love (or hate, because let’s be honest). It’s also Survivor’s 500th episode, which is an incredible milestone for any show to hit, but you can expect some big things tonight!

I always love the opening shot where Jeff Probst is standing somewhere precarious, and this time it’s on a wrecked ship in the middle of the ocean. In case you wanted that mini-insight. It’s Probst at peak-Probst, how can you not love it? If you want to know who my favourites are (so you understand why I rant over some players), you can find that post here.

But let’s get right down to it. The teams are:

  • Nuku (blue) with Debbie, Tai, Andrea, Cirie, Brad Culpepper, Sierra, Sarah, JT, Ozzie, and Zeke
  • Mana (orange) with Hailey, Caleb, Troizan, Sandra, Aubry, Tony, Michaela, (Jeff) Varner, Ciera, and Malcolm

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The Bachelor makes his choice and After The Final Rose sees Rachel meeting her men

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Chris’ other big hosting night of each season is upon us, as Nick must choose between Vanessa and Raven before sitting down to hash it out for another hour afterwards. Or maybe Nick won’t choose anyone, but with how much they’ve pushed that idea it doesn’t seem likely… Continue reading