the casting sucked, and more Big Brother bashing–and some praise!

the casting sucked, and more Big Brother bashing–and some praise!
TV Guide’s report about CBS chief Les Moonves’ Big Brother comments include some praise for the show. He said the last ep beat the Olympics in ratings, and overall, the show “improved our summer ratings and our summer demographics.” But he also concedes that it wasn’t “cast very well” and “there were more provocative storylines that could have been followed that were dropped.”

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.