EW’s critic changes his mind about The Mole, “TV’s classiest reality show.”

EW’s critic changes his mind about The Mole, “TV’s classiest reality show.”
Entertainment Weekly’s Ken Tucker “eat[s] a small plate of crow” for his original D+ grade for The Mole; he now says it is suspenseful and appeals to “the widest demographic,” since he watches it with his 11-year-old daughter.

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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.