next Wednesday: an offer of $10K to leave the Big Brother house.

next Wednesday: an offer of $10K to leave the Big Brother house.
On last night’s episode of Big Brother, the announcer teased Wednesday night’s episode with the revelation that on the live show, one of the house guests will be offered $10,000 to leave the house at that very moment. Will someone bite? Or is this just a desperate ploy for ratings or drama that will flop? We’ll see.
+ plus: The banners continue over to fly over the Big Brother house, and CBS/Endemol thinks they’re a “wonderful thing.”

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.