celebrity Survivor being considered.

celebrity Survivor being considered.
Matt Damon? Russell Crowe? Living outside? Eating rice? CBS admitted to Entertainment Weekly in the May 4 edition that the network is “mulling over” a celebrity edition of Survivor. Jeff Probst says the challenges would be difficult for celebrities: “Standing on a pole in the river for 10 hours would be really frustrating to the celebrity survivors because it requires patience.” No celebs will be allowed on the regular show, though; Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson reportedly showed up for Survivor 3 auditions but were not allowed to participate.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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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.