producer: “I have to keep myself motivated and interested.”

producer: “I have to keep myself motivated and interested.”
As Gretchen threatens to reveal the last castaway, because “everybody knows who the winner is,” Survivor‘s executive producer responded to questions about the possible revelation of the final four in the opening credits last Wednesday by saying he is “really having a game with myself. I just love certain things. You have to know I’m far from stupid. It’s for fun.”
+ also: Greg isn’t in the public eye right now “because Greg is Greg and Greg didn’t want to be on TV.”
+ plus: The two-hour finale on Aug. 23 will now feature a third hour–a live town hall meeting with all 16 contestants.

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.