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

new NBC entertainment chief: “reality TV is, clearly, a reality.”
Jeff Zucker, the NBC brains behind the Today show, has been promoted to entertainment chief at the net, replacing Garth Ancier. Zucker said, “Survivor was terrific–and we’ll obviously be looking for more of that type of programming.”

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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.