The Osbournes concludes tonight.

The Osbournes concludes tonight.
Nine weeks ago a half-hour show debuted on MTV before The Real World Chicago; now, The Osbournes is a smash hit that has become a cultural phenomenon, beating even pro wrestling in the ratings. The last of the first season’s original episodes airs tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET, although since the show airs on MTV, it’ll be repeated forever. Whether or not The Osbournes is coming back for a second season seems to be almost certain, although whether or not a deal has been reach is the subject of conflicting reports.

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.