US Big Brother pushes searches to number 3 on Lycos.

US Big Brother pushes searches to number 3 on Lycos.
The debut of Big Brother 2 and thus searches for it pushed the phrase–which could apply to any of the versions of the show airing around the world right now–up to number three on the Lycos 50. But as Aaron Schatz writes today, “it looks like the U.S.-based searches for Big Brother were only enough to boost the show from #18 to #3, whereas last year they put the show at #2 all by themselves.”

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.