Affleck: Greenlight’s director/writer combination “didn’t work out.”

Affleck: Greenlight’s director/writer combination “didn’t work out.”
Explaining the change in the structure of Project Greenlight 2, which will include contests to select both a screenwriter and a director, Ben Affleck tells USA TODAY that during the first season, “The idea of having a screenwriter-auteur kind of director didn’t work out.” Matt Damon told the paper that the structure “did them and ourselves a disservice.” The second contest starts Sept. 19.

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.