web cam live in Real World house.

web cam live in Real World house.
The cast has moved in and filming has started for The Real World New York, and you can now watch the interior of the house live via the web. But good luck actually seeing anything: the camera is in the fish tank, and about the only thing you can really see are, alas, the fish. And maybe if you’re lucky, a blurry arm! Also, you can now vote in MTV.com’s poll for your favorite Real World moment. Is it Stephen slapping Irene? Or Neil getting his tongue bit off? The moments that are selected will be revealed online and in a 10th anniversary special.
+ plus: NYT profiles The Real World’s creators.

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.


A film director talks about becoming a reality TV character

Anna Martemucci

What is it like to have your life turned into reality TV? Director Anna Martemucci, one of the two directors featured on Starz' exceptional reality series, talks about that, the competition, and her collaboration with her husband and brother-in-law.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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.