Australian Survivor volunteers to be voted off–and votes for herself.

Australian Survivor volunteers to be voted off–and votes for herself.
After her tribe lost immunity during the first episode of Australian Survivor, Lucinda volunteered to be booted, telling her fellow tribe members “I’m just not up there with you guys. I know that some of the challenges coming are going to be harder and I don’t know if I’m up to it.” She convinced them to vote for her and then voted for herself, becoming the first contestant on any Survivor to receive a truly unanimous vote.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


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.