Survivor Marquesas audience mostly Dungeons & Dragons players, Trekkers.

Survivor Marquesas audience mostly Dungeons & Dragons players, Trekkers.
The latest ratings have found that Survivor Marquesas‘ largest fan base is of former Dungeons & Dragons players, Magic the Gathering players, Trekkers, Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings fans waiting for the next movie, and other similar groups. The supreme ruler of the Survivor message boards, who had his name legally changed to Jeff Probst and had dimples surgically added to his face, denies the charges that the show is now only of interest to fanatics. “That’s so untrue. How can they say that watching a strikingly familiar group of 16 strangers do the same challenges for the fourth time in a row is not scintillating TV?”
+ also: next week’s immunity challenge involves cast watching an episode of Baby Bob as CBS product-places itself.

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.

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.