MTV exec: “It’s pretty hard to find a family as perfect as the Osbournes.”

MTV exec: “It’s pretty hard to find a family as perfect as the Osbournes.”
MTV Senior Vice President Lois Curren says that it’d be “pretty hard to find a family as perfect as the Osbournes, a family with two teenaged children, which is so great for our viewers.” The success of The Osbournes, she says, is due to the fact that the “family happens to have a universal appeal relatable to viewers of all ages.”

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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.