it all started on CBS–in 1948.

it all started on CBS–in 1948. traces the history of reality TV, and discovers it began on CBS in 1948 with Candid Camera, which was followed by an America’s Most Wanted type show called Wanted.

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.