Live For The Moment: An Emotional Ride

January 28, 2010 08:46:15 by Ryan Haidet


In the same vein as other feel-good shows like Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, CBS unleashed a new special tonight called Live For The Moment.  Hosted by Jeff Probst of Survivor, the show featured a Colorado family man who was hit with the devastating diagnosis of ALS — a disease in which his muscles will atrophy.  The signs of his illness is visibly seen as the use of his hands has started to diminish.  On top of all that, doctors have told him that he has between two and five years left to live.  So Probst takes Roger Childs on the adventures he’s always craved in an effort to deliver the message to America that every day needs to be treated as if it could be your last.  But the show left me feeling like there was an ironic twist.  If the message is to try and get us to live for the moment, why are we being encouraged to sit through an hour of television doing nothing but staring at a screen?  That doesn’t seem too productive to me…

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Reality TV Listings: January 28, 2010

January 28, 2010 06:28:29 by Christine McDow


There is a preview of Live For The Moment tonight on CBS and then Project Runway and Models of the Runway are tonight on Lifetime.  Then there is a new The Real Housewives Of Orange County on Bravo tonight and a bunch of other shows on cable for you to watch.  Take a look below and have a great week!  By the way, we have a new format this week, let us know what you think!

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