Becky reveals hook-ups, strategy.

Becky reveals hook-ups, strategy.
Looking for the upper hand in the Fantasy Challenge game? Besides The Real World/Road Rules Battle of the Seasons season preview, which gave clues as to which players stick around and which ones engage in point-earning activities, cast member Becky reveals potential spoilers about this season–but ones that may help in forming the best team. Writing E! Online’s Wanda’s column for the week, Becky doesn’t reveal who wins, but does offer details (some blurrier than others) about who lasts longer, who makes out with, and who plays the game strategically.

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.

A film director talks about becoming a reality TV character

Anna Martemucci

What is it like to have your life turned into reality TV? Director Anna Martemucci, one of the two directors featured on Starz' exceptional reality series, talks about that, the competition, and her collaboration with her husband and brother-in-law.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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.