casting begins for “the first ever summer” edition of The Real World.

casting begins for “the first ever summer” edition of The Real World.
This year, The Real World‘s 10th anniversary, Bunim-Murray will tape two seasons of the show. For the first time, a cast will live in a house and have their lives taped during the summer months. Videotapes from potential cast members are now being accepted, and open calls are scheduled. Also, Bunim-Murray has a warning on their web site about “lying” web sites that claim to facilitate the casting process–for a fee, naturally.

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.