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NBC Pulls Fear Factor's Donkey Semen Episode

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Donkey semen won't be served for now.

NBC has pulled Monday's episode of Fear Factor in which teams of twins have to drink two glasses of donkey semen to advance to the next round. A repeat will air in its place.

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The network had no comment on the last-minute change, but, according to TMZ, Comcast, NBC's parent company, had ...
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Critic's Guide to Monday TV: Fear Factor, a Hawaii Five-0 Wedding and More!

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On the 12th day of December, with only 12 days (gulp) until Christmas Eve, here's a dozen topics of interest — or possibly disinterest — regarding today's unusually busy, for mid-December, TV lineup.

Mother's Day: On CBS's biggest Monday hit, Two and a Half Men (9/8c), Mimi Rogers drops by the Malibu manse as Walden's mom. Alan, naturally, is smitten (ewwww), but in the opposite-of-nurturing tradition of mothers ...
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Fear Factor Reboot Returns This December

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NBC will premiere what it's calling the "bigger and more outrageous" version of Fear Factor on Dec. 12, the network announced Wednesday.

Fear Factor will take over The Sing-Off's 8/7c timeslot a week after the singing competition wraps Season 3. Hosted once again by Joe Rogan, the show will follow the same format of the original — awarding $50,000 to the team that overcomes their fears and wins the final challenge.

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Exclusive: Joe Rogan to Return as Fear Factor Host

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Joe Rogan has officially signed on to return as the host of NBC's Fear Factor revival. Rogan, who hosted the show's original run from 2001 to 2006, will be on hand when production begins at the end of July.

"It doesn't seem real," Rogan tells TV Guide Magazine. "It seems like some sort of bizarro dream world. But I'm looking forward to it. The idea of sitting at home and watching someone else host it would have driven me crazy."

NBC has ordered eight episodes of the reborn Fear Factor, which producers say ...
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Bigger -- But Maybe Less Shocking -- Fear Factor to Return to NBC

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Fear is not a factor for NBC when it comes to resurrecting one of its reality competition shows.

The network is rebooting Fear Factor, its classic game show in which competitors conquer gross or daring challenges in the hopes of winning a cash prize, EW reports.

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Punk'd Gone Wild? Game Show Plays Gags for Cash

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If Punk'd plays on unsuspecting celebrities, Game Show in My Head brings hidden camera gags to the unsuspecting public. The latest production from Ashton Kutcher's production company sends contestants out to the streets to create fabricated situations with unwitting passersby — all directed by host Joe Rogan, who gives on-the-spot directions for each gag through a hidden earpiece.

Rogan, who got his reality hosting feet wet with Fear Factor, talked to TVGuide.com about his new show (Saturdays on CBS, 8 pm/ET). The comic and former martial arts competitor opened up about what Game Show is like, what drew him to another reality competition series and what lines shouldn't be crossed in a hidden camera scenario.

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NewsRadio The Complete Series — Review

Newsradio - The Complete Series

Tune into NewsRadio for a hilarious look behind-the-scenes at WNYX, the #2 news radio station in New York City. Starring Dave Foley (Kids in the Hall), Stephen Root (Office Space), Andy Dick (Less Than Perfect), Maura Tierney (ER), Vicki Lewis (Three Sisters), Joe Rogan (Fear Factor), Khandi Alexander (ER), Phil Hartman (Saturday Night Live) and Jon Lovitz (Saturday Night Live), NewsRadio delivers tons of laughs in this 12-disc set featuring all 97 episodes of the series. Bonus material includes hilarious commentary tracks (some of the best I've ever heard), blooper reels, filmographies, featurettes, and more. The only downside is the packaging; the discs are on a plastic hub. but on the bright side it's only $59.95 (SRP) for the complete series. There's no reason to buy this if you already have the season sets, but it offers fans an opportunity to buy the entire series for a cheap price if you don't already have it in your collection.

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Joe Rogan: Thieving Comics Are No Laughing Matter

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Not so long ago, Joe Rogan was talking people into eating bugs and jumping out of planes as the host of Fear Factor. Since then, he's returned to his stand-up comedy roots with the CD Shiny Happy Jihad (released April 10) and a new Showtime special airing tonight at 9 pm/ET. He's also been no stranger to confrontation — serving as a color commentator on Spike TV's broadcasts of UFC bouts and advocating a crackdown on comedians he believes plagiarize material. TVGuide.com spoke with the candid comic and, well, got an earful. TVGuide.com: Your Joe Rogan: Live special starts off with a microbiological metaphor for Los Angeles, and you deal with existential issues throughout. It's not quite what you'd expect from a guy who hosted read more

The Apprentice Wow. What a way...

The ApprenticeWow. What a way to take a perfectly sportsmanlike finale and turn it on its ear in the last 30 seconds. My jaw's agape, my tongue tastes funny and I think I may actually have lost all faith in humanity. But wait, wait, let me start from the beginning. Ba-bomp, ba-bomp, ba-bomp, ba-da-da-da-domp ba-bomp… Every season I forget just how terrible that jazzed-up live version of the Burnett-esque end-credits music is. Receptionist Robyn's show-opening fist-bump with Carolyn, on the other hand, is quite possibly the most charming thing I have ever seen. See how well things started out? I'm so naive. Cain and Abel. Romulus and Remus. Randal and Rebecca. (Or Randy and Becky, as the folks back home apparently call them. How quaint.) Someone read more

DID SOMEONE SAY TUMS EARLIER?

NBC's Fear Factor will return for a sixth season on Dec. 6, replacing The Biggest Loser with, um, Joe Rogan. This go-round, the grossfest will feature a "Home Invasion" segment, in which Rogan springs surprises on unsuspecting homeowners; a heist-themed episode where players try to unlock a sunken armored car; family and reality-star-studded contests; and an episode staged entirely at Psycho's Bates Motel on the Universal Studios Hollywood backlot. read more

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