CBS: “We have nothing to apologize for.”

CBS: “We have nothing to apologize for.”
The network’s president and CEO, Leslie Moonves, defended Big Brother and Survivor, saying the shows give people something to talk about during what would normally be a rerun-rich summer.
+ also: Mark your 2001 calendar, because Survivor II: The Australian Outback is set to debut Jan. 28, right after the Super Bowl.

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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, 37, 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.