TV GUIDE NETWORK COUNTS DOWN THE TELEVISION MOMENTS THAT HAD VIEWERS TALKING ON "25 MOST SHOCKING REALITY TV MOMENTS" AIRING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 3rd AT 8:00 P.M. ET/PT
"Hollywood 411's" Chris Harrison Hosts the One-Hour Special
LOS ANGELES (September 27, 2010) - TV Guide Network counts down the pivotal moments in reality show history that had the internet buzzing and viewers gathered around the water cooler in the one-hour special, "25 Most Shocking Reality TV Moments," on Sunday, October 3rd at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Chris Harrison, who serves as host and part-time therapist of the highly-rated, reality dating shows, "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette," highlights the 25 unforgettable moments that made the list.
"Dancing with the Stars'" Tom Bergeron, "Jersey Shore's" Snooki, "Real Housewives of New Jersey's" Danielle Staub and Theresa Guidice and "Survivor's" Sue Hawk" are some of reality stars who sit down to discuss what was going through their heads during the scene-stealing moments and how their fans reacted to their behavior. Viewers must tune-in to find out which shocking moments made the list and which will be ranked #1.
Some of the jaw-dropping antics featured in TV Guide Network's "25 Most Shocking Reality TV Moments" include:
- The wild night at the Jersey Shore that landed Snooki in the tabloid headlines;
- Host Chris Harrison confronting a female contestant about the controversial rumors that eventually forced her to leave the show;
- Marie Osmond fainting on live TV during "Dancing with the Stars;"
- Justin Timberlake breaking down while being "Punk'd" by Ashton Kutcher; and
- Villain Johnny Fairplay lying about his grandmother's death on "Survivor: Pearl Island."
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