Bruckheimer’s Race Around the World will air on CBS.

Bruckheimer’s Race Around the World will air on CBS.
Producer Jerry Bruckheimer is entering the reality TV fray with a new show that “will send eight pairs of people on a trek to 11 cities in 30 days, starting and ending in New York City,” according to Variety. Competitions will eliminate the couples–who can be anyone, like “grandfather and grandson” or “two frat brothers”–one at a time; the winning team gets cash.

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.

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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, 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.