HBO: Project Greenlight “exceeded our expectations in every way.”

HBO: Project Greenlight “exceeded our expectations in every way.”
The “irresistibly watchable” Project Greenlight has “exceeded our expectations in every way,” an HBO exec says. Also, The LA Times’ Patrick Goldstein attributes the show’s popularity in and out of Hollywood to the fact that it’s about “How to Mess Up Your First Movie and Do It With Every Rookie Mistake Being Immortalized by a Take-No-Prisoners Documentary Crew Eager to Make You Look as Inept as Possible on Nationwide Television.”

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

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

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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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.