Temptation Island’s first two episodes: not “a hint of sleaze.”

Temptation Island’s first two episodes: not “a hint of sleaze.”
After viewing two episodes of Temptation Island at the Television Critics Association meeting, Inside.com’s Stephen Battaglio reports that the show looks somewhat like Survivor and says that the “emotions of the contestants are treated seriously.” Also at the meeting, FOX execs “offered no apologies” for the show or its content.
+ plus: EW previews the show.

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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.