The Mole 3 “absolutely” a possiblity.

The Mole 3 “absolutely” a possiblity.
The Mole 3 was greenlit but stopped production last fall after the second season–now airing on ABC–was pulled from ABC’s schedule. But according to Scott Stone, one of the producers of the show, there is “[a]bsolutely” a chance that the show will return for a third season. “Everything we’re hearing from the network is that they’re very happy, and we’re feeling optimistic,” Stone tells the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, pointing out that the show is the “highest-rated show with viewers 18-49 on all of ABC this summer.” He also says that Anderson Cooper is “under contract,” so he’d return as host.

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.


A film director talks about becoming a reality TV character

Anna Martemucci

What is it like to have your life turned into reality TV? Director Anna Martemucci, one of the two directors featured on Starz' exceptional reality series, talks about that, the competition, and her collaboration with her husband and brother-in-law.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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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.