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The State (Sunday) - - Television Weekly - BY JAY BOB­BIN


1) Os­car-nom­i­nated film­maker Mor­gan Spur­lock (“Su­per Size Me”) ex­plored what it would be like to live in some­one else’s shoes for a month in what 2005-08 FX re­al­ity se­ries?

2) NBC’S “Age of Love,” a sum­mer 2007 com­pet­i­tive re­al­ity se­ries, fea­tured a team of 20-some­thing fe­males vy­ing with a team of older women for the af­fec­tions of Aussie ten­nis star Mark Philip­pous­sis. What were the two teams on the show called?

3) With host Ryan Seacrest, the pro­duc­tion team be­hind “Amer­i­can Idol” of­fered a sum­mer 2003 com­pe­ti­tion on Fox for singers and dancers be­tween the ages of 6 and 13. What was the show called?

4) Who pre­ceded Ali­son Sweeney as host of NBC’S weight-loss com­pe­ti­tion “The Big­gest Loser”?

5) Amer­i­can TV’S first gay match­mak­ing se­ries fea­tured bach­e­lor James Get­zlaff look­ing for Mr. Right among 15 con­tenders, not re­al­iz­ing that some of them were ac­tu­ally straight. What was this Bravo se­ries called? 6) The 2004 doc­u­men­tary se­ries “Long Way Round” fol­lowed what “Star Wars” star and his best friend, Charley Boor­man, on a 20,000-mile mo­tor­cy­cle trip around the globe?

7) What former TV “Bach­e­lorette” be­came the very first con­tes­tant elim­i­nated on the first sea­son of ABC’S “Danc­ing With the Stars”?

8) What hit TLC docu­d­rama se­ries fol­lows the lives and ad­ven­tures of the Roloff fam­ily, some of whom have dwarfism?

9) Sea­son 1 of MTV’S ground­break­ing do­cu­soap “The Real World” was set in what Amer­i­can city?

10) On what cable chan­nel did the 2003-12 se­ries “Dog: The Bounty Hunter” air?

Mor­gan Spur­lock

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