• With no end in sight for the writers’ strike, the networks will be serving up more reality shows for the winter. On the way: Oprah’s Big Give. But it’s not what you think! The idea is to give to charity – not to you. So you won’t be getting a car just for watching.
• MTV is working on a new reality show about dancers. And it’s not called So You Think You Can Dance with the Stars.
• VH1 has novel idea. Viva Hollywood! is a new reality show that will feature 12 bilingual Latino and Latina contestants in a competition to see who will be the next big telenovela star. The winner must be able to glare at the camera for at least 15 seconds. (Knowledge of dramatic organ music a plus!)
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