• reality blurred looks back at 2000.

  • the year in reality TV.

  • Pittsburgh critic: Survivor #1 in 2000; American High gets an honorable mention.

  • TV Guide Award nominees include The Real World, Road Rules, Survivor, and Big Brother.

  • ABC releases The Mole cast members’ names and identities.

  • two conflicting views about the year of reality TV and its future.

  • Making the Band reject Paul is now a member of a new Lou Pearlman, Kenny Rogers group.

  • Salon.com’s Joyce Millman: Survivor #5, Making the Band #10.

  • producer: FOX’s Temptation Island “got really emotional.”

  • Britt gets Chiquita for a few days, and other things we don’t care about.

  • all Survivor contestants identities revealed.

  • Burnett, CBS heading to arbitration over Burnett’s pay.

  • UK Big Brother contestant Mel angry about her portrayal.

  • Rich’s book saga one of Inside.com’s “10 events that shook the publishing world.”

  • ABC on The Mole: “We had the time to edit the shows together to make compelling drama.”

  • Ashley: “We were popular before we were really good.”

  • Survivor 2 will air Thursdays at 8 p.m., opposite NBC’s Friends.

  • The Mole host Anderson Cooper had “full” control of what he says.

  • Entertainment Weekly: Survivor cast is second best entertainer; Big Brother is third worst TV show.

  • Rich is one of People’s 25 Most Intriguing People.

  • new NBC entertainment chief: “reality TV is, clearly, a reality.”

  • UPN bulks up on reality TV; big fine for talking about The Mole.

  • is survivorsucks.com “a front for Survivor creator Mark Burnett”?

  • record-setting Liquid Dreams single is number one.

  • ABC says Jailbreak and The Runner are still “in active development.”