content-rich sites have upped the reality TV web site ante.

content-rich sites have upped the reality TV web site ante.
Web site companions of reality TV sites “have become…must-have,” Variety (somewhat obviously) reports. In the case of shows that suck, sometimes the site and its content is better than what’s on TV (Big Brother, for example). Variety examines what’s out there for the latest round of reality TV.

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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.