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‘Kid Nation’ Finale: Thus Ends the Cute Overload

Last night's finale of the first season of CBS' "grand social experiment" contained few surprises (and the "heart-wrenching" surprise we were promised turned out to be a parent-child reunion, which was hardly "heart-wrenching!").

‘Kid Nation’: Fresh Meat

The kids debate the ethics of killing animals and reach a consensus: They feel like chicken tonight.

Will ‘Kid Nation’ Actually Be Any Good?

There's only a day and a few hours till the premiere of CBS's Kid Nation, the show that has parents upset, advertisers nervous, and children drinking bleach and lighting their heads on fire.

Spineless Advertisers Bail on ‘Kid Nation’

Inexplicably wary of having their brands identified with child abuse as entertainment, Procter & Gamble, Ford and GM, Verizon, Pepsi, and Anheuser-Busch have all said they won't run commercials during Nation, despite continued plans to sponsor the rest of CBS' vastly inferior prime-time lineup.

‘Kid Nation’: We Pick the Winners

Forty kids are left to fend for themselves in a New Mexican ghost town without adult supervision … but who will take home the cheddar?