memo to Mark Burnett: “[junk] the two-tribe format.”

memo to Mark Burnett: “[junk] the two-tribe format.”
Mediaweek’s Hank Kim writes to Mark Burnett, praising his baby Survivor but also pointing out its (maybe fatal) “structural flaw.” His suggestion: getting rid of the two-tribe format and letting all 16 contestants battle it out from the very beginning.Australia

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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.