Anna Nicole Smith gets her own Osbournes rip-off on E!

Anna Nicole Smith gets her own Osbournes rip-off on E!
In August E! will air a reality TV show that follows the life of Anna Nicole Smith. Even though E!’s CEO compared Anna to “classic female TV characters” and is making the show sound exactly like a rip-off of The Osbournes, the network claims the six-episode (possibly 13 episode) show has been in development since before MTV aired The Osbournes.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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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.