Under One Roof host compares the show to a (violent) football game.

Under One Roof host compares the show to a (violent) football game.
UPN’s next foray into reality TV, Under One Roof, finds a group of families in Fiji working as teams to build a luxury house that the winning team gets to keep. The show’s host, Rob Nelson, says “It’s like a football game. … and you don’t win if you screw over your own team. You win if you work together as a team, but families have a hard time working together as teams.”

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.

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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.