The Runner on hold because of “today’s environment.”

The Runner on hold because of “today’s environment.”
ABC has pulled The Runner, scheduled to debut this January, saying, “Today’s environment would not be conducive to this type of television event.” The show, executive produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, is “officially…on hold,” according to E! Online.

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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.