Celebrity & Entertainment TV Shows


About Celebrity & Entertainment

If there's one thing people like to debate these days, it's what makes a celebrity a celebrity. It used to be, the argument goes, that people were famous for a reason. They had extraordinary talents, or they accomplished amazing things. These days, the argument continues, people are getting famous just for being famous. Whether or not a celebrity got to be famous for having talent, though, all celebrities have one thing in common: in one way or another, they entertain us. And celebrity entertainment TV has grown into an entire genre that supports our desire to be entertained by famous people.

In the old days, celebrity entertainment TV consisted mostly of news-and-gossip magazine programs. These shows - Entertainment Tonight, Inside Edition and the like - were TV versions of things that had long been popular on the newsstand and in the supermarket checkout line: gossip tabloids, soap opera digests, and movie star fan magazines. These programs blended the styles of nightly news broadcasts with the flashy feel of the tabloids, delivering story after story about celebrity antics.

As the celebrity entertainment industry grew, it became obvious that audiences weren't interested only in the private lives of actors, musicians and other traditional celebrities. Viewers would flock to programs that showcased the private lives of anyone, as long as audiences knew the names and faces of the people being exposed. The era of celebrity for the sake of celebrity was born, and most of the reality TV genre grew up in order to take advantage of it. The Kardashians are the most visible examples of the insta-celebrity, but at the moment, cable networks are filled with people who are famous mostly because they're willing to get in front of a camera when lots of people are watching.

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The Challenge
The Challenge
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of...
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of...
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood
Wentworth
Wentworth
The Late Late Show with James Corden
The Late Late Show with James Corden
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Oprah's Master Class
Oprah's Master Class
Hip Hop Squares
Hip Hop Squares
Freestyle Love Supreme
Freestyle Love Supreme
World's Most Dangerous Roads
World's Most Dangerous Roads
Love Connection
Love Connection
Secret Lives of the Super Rich
Secret Lives of the Super Rich
Leah Remini It's All Relative
Leah Remini It's All Relative
VH1 Hip Hop Honors
VH1 Hip Hop Honors
The Real
The Real
Teen Mum
Teen Mum
Entertainment Tonight
Entertainment Tonight
Orange County Choppers
Orange County Choppers
The Getaway
The Getaway
The Mind of a Chef
The Mind of a Chef
Beyonce: X10: The Mrs. Carter Show World Tour
True Tori
BET Hip Hop Awards
Long Strange Trip
The Challenge: Champs Vs. Pros
Late Night with Seth Meyers
T.D. Jakes Presents: Mind, Body & Soul
Married to Jonas
The Director's Chair
Country's Family Reunion
The Big Interview
Hollywood Scandals
Fox Sports Live
The Ricki Lake Show
TMZ Live
VH1 Storytellers
Access Hollywood
GMA Live!
The Comedy Central Roast of Flavor Flav
Tia & Tamera
E! News
Behind The Music
Bobby Jones Gospel
Chumel con Chumel Torres
The Chris Gethard Show
E! True Hollywood Story
Celebrity Legacies
Myths and Legends
Weird Celebrity Journeys with Bearsac in London
The Joey and Rory Show
Sports Dads
The Dick Cavett Show
The Field of Blood
New York Live
Tabloid
The Star and the Story
60 Minutes Sports
Unsung Hollywood
Jimi Hendrix: The Uncut Story
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
The Choice
The Sheards
Gruden's QB Camp
MTV Unplugged
Deion's Family Playbook
Lindsay
Snoop Dogg's Father Hood
MTV News
The Illusionists
Chasing Destiny
Broke and Famous: 2017
VH1 Live!
Oprah Prime
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit
Celebrity Crime Files
Big Brother: Over the Top
CMT Cribs
College Football on CBS
Top 20 Countdown
CMT Specials
Fox Sports 1 on 1
NFL Live
Oprah's Next Chapter
NASCAR Raceday on FOX Sports 1
The Jenny McCarthy Show
I Love the 2000s
Look-A-Like
Playing With Fire
The Arsenio Hall Show
Heat of the Sun
Stars Earn Stripes
History of the Eagles
TeenNick Top 10
Live From E!
Pete Rose: Hits & Mrs.
Hollywood Divas
Golf's Greatest Rounds
Mash Up
The Salt-n-Pepa Show
G Girls