poll: Real World is number one.

poll: Real World is number one.

A Zogby/Reuters poll finds that The Real World is the favorite reality TV show of 11.7 percent of those surveyed. Survivor came in a close second with 11.4 percent. Big Brother (3.9 percent) and Road Rules (3.3 percent). The poll also found that African Americans and Hispanics are more likely to watch The Real World, while whites and Asians favor Survivor.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

about the writer

Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.