low ratings for dramas and other fictional shows mean more reality TV.

low ratings for dramas and other fictional shows mean more reality TV.
Repeats of dramas and comedies have lead the networks to see a 13 percent decline in ratings from last summer, which means one thing: more reality TV shows.

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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, 37, 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.