a return to New York for The Real World 10; two seasons to be filmed back-to-back next year.

a return to New York for The Real World 10; two seasons to be filmed back-to-back next year.
The show that launched the current wave of reality TV will return to its roots for its tenth season. Locations in New York–including Harlem and the Upper West Side–are currently being considered. Also, after the New York season wraps, a second season will begin shooting immediately, providing MTV with back-to-back seasons of The Real World for the first time. The first will air in June 2001; the second in January 2002.
+ plus: Road Rules has been renewed for a tenth season; its “danger factor” will be increased.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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.