nearly 26 million watched Survivor Marquesas finale, beating X-Files.

nearly 26 million watched Survivor Marquesas finale, beating X-Files.
Survivor Marquesas‘ finale was seen by just under 25.6 million people according to early numbers, fewer than the 27.3 million who watched the finale of Survivor Africa. The show did win its time slot, though, easily beating the competition.
+ also: Rosie: “When Bryant Gumbel did the show, it was very boring.”
+ and: 25 Survivor cast members will participate in an AIDS charity event in July.

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.

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.