Real World Las Vegas begins taping today with 21+ cast members only.

Real World Las Vegas begins taping today with 21+ cast members only.
The Real World Las Vegas begins taping today, with the cast’s visit to The Palms’ spa. They’ll be working at the Palms’ Skin, a new poolside lounge at the resort, according to the Las Vegas Sun’s Kate Maddox. She also reported that the cast will all be over 21 years old this season to ensure that cast members will be allowed inside the casinos and other 21+ areas. Their home will be “a deluxe, 4,000-square-foot high-roller-style suite.”

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.