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Are There Too Many Teen Moms on TV?

Bristol Palin and MTV's "Teen Mom" stars Maci Bookout and Farrah Abraham have become tabloid darlings. Credit: Astrid Stawiarz, Getty Images
Spurred by the success of MTV's "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom," the "teen mother" genre of television...
Spurred by the success of MTV's "16 and Pregnant" and "Teen Mom," the "teen mother" genre of television has exploded in recent months.

Real-Life Partridge Family Too Wholesome for TV

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They're like a real-life Partridge family. Well, except there are four kids instead of five. Plus, the father is still alive. Oh, and they can actually play their own instruments. Other than that, the similaritie...
This musical family is just too happy or...boring...for a reality show. It was a good idea in theory but come on, where's the drama?

A Tabloid Star is Ruining My Name!

My name is Vienna. Unfortunately, this name is shared with the latest winner of the Bachelor, and people do not like her very much. I have heard people saying "I HATE Vienna! She's disgusting! Why would he want HER?" It takes me a while to realize ...

Preschool Version of 'Jersey Shore' May Top Original

"Jersey Shore," MTV's latest foray into the reality-TV genre, has spawned plenty of opinion -- from upset New Jersey tourism executives to viewers who swear the show is an accurate portrayal of the lives of Italian-American young adults. But our fa...

Octomom: The Model of Multitasking

The woman behind the mask? Nadya Suleman. Credit: Splash News
Octomom Nadya Suleman -- or as the Brits say, "Octomum" -- was caught in the midst of doing some household chores (cough, posing for the paparrazzi) while balancing a kid in each a...

Tamra Barney: Real Housewife

Tamra Barney is a former stay-at-home mom and real estate agent from Orange County, Calif., who gained fame starring on the Bravo reality show "The Real Housewives of Orange County." Tamra and her husband, Simon Barney, have four children : Ryan, ...

Mark Ballas: Two-Time Dancing With the Stars Champion

Mark Ballas is a professional actor, dancer and musician who became famous after joining the cast of the ABC reality show "Dancing With the Stars" in 2007. Ballas was born on May 24, 1986, in Houston. At a young age, Mark, the only child of Corky ...

Celeb Parents Behaving Badly: Travis Barker, Shanna Moakler Twitter Attack

Travis Barker and Shana Moakler in happier days. Credit: Getty Images
Would you take parenting advice from gossip blogger Perez Hilton? Maybe Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and model Shanna Moakler should. Barker recently attacked the parenting...

Jon and Kate Set The Record Straight

In real life, if a couple is having marital problems, they might seek help from a counselor. Or friends. Or just take some time to talk. But in the world of reality TV, they call their publicist. Jon and Kate Gosselin want people to know that thin...

Jon Gosselin Parties With Co-Eds - Well-Deserved Break or Big Mistake?

Every man needs an occasional break from his wife and kids. And when you have sextuplets, twins and a wife like Kate Gosselin, odds are you really need some time off. Reality TV dad Jon Gosselin apparently agrees. According to Star Magazine, the "Jon...

Reality Shows Kids Watch

With so much unscripted programming on television these days, you might wonder who's watching it. Turns out the answer is: Our kids! Surprise, surprise. A lot of reality shows are being enjoyed by children as young as 7 or 8 years old. Here are so...

"Boys and Girls Alone" Leaves Parenting Out of Reality TV

Some are calling it "Big Brother Junior" or "Lord of the Flies 2009." But no matter what you call it, almost everyone is in agreement that UK reality show Boys and Girls Alone amounts to one thing: The exploitation of kids for ratings. Producers p...

Supernanny not so super says childcare expert

Not everyone loves Nanny Jo, the british star of the series Supernanny. On the show, Jo Frost shows up to help some hapless family with discipline, scheduling, and whatever other issues they might have. Not everyone thinks so highly of the Supernanny...

Baby Borrowers: What about the babies?

I've never been much of a fan of reality TV. Putting ordinary people (who are always prettier or meaner or whinier than anyone person I've ever met) in weird circumstances to show what happens just isn't entertaining to me. I've got kids, I deal with...

Does Joe Simpson want to ruin Ashlee's marriage, too?

There are many who believe that the marriage of Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey was doomed the moment they let a camera crew into their home. During a time when most young couples are quietly and privately settling into their newly acquired domestic ...

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