a reality TV Thanksgiving weekend.

a reality TV Thanksgiving weekend.
This Thanksgiving weekend, there’s no shortage of reality TV. Survivor Africa will air a new episode at its regular time on Thursday evening, as will Popstars 2. However, Temptation Island 2 is being preempted for the world broadcast premiere of The Wedding Singer on FOX. This weekend, Making the Band‘s new home–MTV–will air marathons of both seasons. Season one will air Friday from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET. Making the Band 2 picks up at 12:30 p.m., airing until 7 p.m. And at 7, Inside O-Town: A Making the Band Special, airs for the first time. The special repeats at 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, and once again at 8 a.m. ET on Sunday. Finally, a few episodes of Making the Band 2 will air again from 7 to 8:30 a.m. ET.

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.