Critic Prefers Reality Shows for Family Viewing

When it comes to prime time viewing with the kids, Time TV critic James Poniewozik finds himself tuning in mostly to reality shows.  While admitting unscripted programs vary greatly in quality — as do their scripted counterparts — Poniewozik defends the reality genre in his column, “Why Reality TV Is the New Family TV.”

Discovery is Casting for ‘Top Engineer’

Discovery Channel is looking for America’s most creative and daring techies, machinists, inventors and engineers to design and build their way to a grand prize on its new competition TV show, “Top Engineer.” An engineering degree is not required, but candidates must be able to design, build, test and integrate an idea into a final product that works. Visit this Pilgrim Studios site for details or to apply. The application deadline is March 7.

Discovery Channel is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.