Sharon Osbourne: It had to be real or we wouldn’t do it.

Sharon Osbourne on “The Osbournes”: “It had to be real or we wouldn’t do it.”
Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy’s wife and one of the stars of MTV’s new The Osbournes, says about the show, “It had to be real or we wouldn’t do it. MTV agreed to do it as it was and just leave it pure.” She also told the media that the show was a learning experience for the family: “We all learned a lot about ourselves–that we all swear too much and have bad tempers.”

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.

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.