are FOX reality TV shows about relationships? love? hot sex?

are FOX reality TV shows about relationships? love? hot sex?
Producers of upcoming FOX reality TV shows, from Love Cruise to Temptation Island 2 talk about the foundations of their shows. The co-creator and executive producer of Temptation Island 2 defends his show: “I think a discussion of relationships in a public forum isn’t a bad idea at all.” And Jonathan Murray, co-creator of The Real World and the upcoming Love Cruise (which, it’s fun to remind ourselves, is known as “Fuck Boat”) says, “In The Real World they’re becoming roommates,” Murray says. “Here they’re looking for romance.” Suggestion to all FOX reality TV show producers: Watch your damn shows before you make comments about them.

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Frankie on Big Brother

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Shark Tank

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

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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.