dot-coms meet reality TV in new HBO show about

dot-coms meet reality TV in new HBO show about

It was only a matter of time before journalists became the subject of reality TV. The Web site famous for “literate smut” is developing a nonfiction show with HBO that will chronicle the site’s launch and behind-the-scenes daily life. The project is similar to a show being developed for ABC by Bunim-Murray. That as-yet-untitled show will follow a group of journalists as they start a Web magazine in New York City.

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.