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Fox Cancels UTOPIA

November 2, 2014 by  
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Fox has pulled the plug on UTOPIA. The reality series aired its last episode on Halloween, and the previously scheduled Friday installments will be replaced with MASTERCHEF JUNIOR reruns. As for the live feeds from the UTOPIA compound, they’ll stop running later today. Will you miss UTOPIA? Related: UTOPIA: Red on His Elimination, His Time […]

UTOPIA: Red on His Elimination, His Time on the Show, and Who He’ll Miss

October 6, 2014 by  
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UTOPIA has lost a number of participants in its first five weeks of filming (due to injuries, breaking rules, and opting out), but the contestants finally had control over an exit when they had the chance to vote out the show’s first contestant in Friday’s episode…and handyman, Red Vanwinkle was the first person who got […]

UTOPIA: Red Talks Volunteering to Be Up for Elimination in Place of Bri

October 3, 2014 by  
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On Tuesday’s episode of UTOPIA, the pioneers found themselves in a big of tough spot: when the pioneers set out to pick their two nominated contestants who should be up for elimination, there was a tie between second and third placed vote-getters Bri and Red. (Bella was in first place, solo.) Red stepped up and […]

UTOPIA to Air on Fridays Only, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR to Air on Tuesdays

October 1, 2014 by  
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Fox has made a change to its fall schedule: starting next week UTOPIA will air only on Fridays. Starting in November, MASTERCHEF JUNIOR will air in UTOPIA’s former Tuesday time period. (8 PM, before NEW GIRL/THE MINDY PROJECT.) Here’s Fox’s layout of their new schedule… Tweet

UTOPIA Narrator Dan Piraro on the Show’s Pacing

September 12, 2014 by  
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From even before the UTOPIA participants stepped foot on the show’s compound, drama has surrounded so much of what has gone down. And things haven’t let up. Tonight’s episode will introduce two potential new UTOPIAns into the world…and an original contestant will opt to leave the compound. I spoke with UTOPIA narrator Dan Piraro about […]

‘We Have Thoughts’ Vodcast: Danielle and Marisa Talk UTOPIA

September 10, 2014 by  
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Fox is trying a new reality social experiment where 15 strangers move in to make it their ideal living situation. UTOPIA has aired a couple of episodes already, and it’s crazy. Like, really, really, really crazy. Which also makes it perfect to vodcast about with my friend/vodcasting partner, Danielle Turchiano. Check out what we had […]

Meet UTOPIA Narrator Dan Piraro!

September 9, 2014 by  
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UTOPIA’s host/narrator, Dan Piraro, may not be the most familiar face to television viewers, but odds are if you’ve looked at the comics section of your newspaper over the past 29 years, you’d be familiar with his work: Piraro is the creator of the syndicated single-panel cartoon, “Bizarro.” To get some intel on how he […]

UTOPIA: Watch the First 5 Minutes of the Premiere!

September 6, 2014 by  
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UTOPIA — the new Fox reality series — debuts Sunday night with its premiere, but if you can’t wait to see what goes down (and you haven’t been watching the live-streams), you can watch the first five minutes of the first episode right now… Will you be watching UTOPIA? UTOPIA premieres Sunday, September 7th at […]

UTOPIA: Meet the Contestants!

September 5, 2014 by  
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Starting on Sunday, viewers will be able to watch the exploits of 15 regular people who were brought together to build their own version of utopia. But in a fitting twist for television, before production could even officially start on UTOPIA, one of the contestants was kicked off the series for violating her contract. I […]

UTOPIA: Get a Peek Inside the New Fox Series

September 4, 2014 by  
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Late last month, Fox invited some reporters to UTOPIA’s Southern California filming location to check out the environment the contestants will be living in for, potentially, a year. When we arrived, we got a tour of the space which was built for the show — it is now home to animals, a sizable lake, a […]

UTOPIA Contestant to Be Replaced

August 29, 2014 by  
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UTOPIA’s season 1 cast has already undergone a change. Andrea Cox — the “Christian who drops the f-bomb” and “self-proclaimed born-again virgin” — didn’t enter the UTOPIA complex when production started on the show, Fox announced. The statement from FOX Broadcasting Company, Talpa Media USA and UTOPIA Producers: “Due to violation of production policies, Andrea […]

Fox Announces UTOPIA’s First Season 1 Contestants

August 20, 2014 by  
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Fox has announced the contestants for their new reality series, UTOPIA, and…they’re quite a group. One of the most intriguing aspects? One of the contestants is pregnant. And, really, there are some characters here. Check out the list of the first 15 contestants… Tweet

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