reality TV loses big at the 2001 TV Guide Awards.

reality TV loses big at the 2001 TV Guide Awards.
Survivor lost in the warped “Reality Series of the Year” category–to A&E’s Biography. That show was also up against The Crocodile Hunter and America’s Most Wanted. Could there be four more different shows in the same category? Sue’s snake and rat speech also lost the “TV Moment of the Year” poll to Jason Sehorn proposing to Angie Harmon on the Tonight Show.

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.