MTV picks up Fear as a series.

MTV picks up Fear as a series.
MTV’s Fear, the reality TV show that debuted last fall with two episodes, will return to the net as a full-time series. The psychological terror-focused show features six 20-something strangers who are left alone in a supposedly haunted location and have to explore it alone; they wear and carry cameras to record their explorations. The next episode will debut Feb. 18 at 8 p.m. EST.

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.

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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.