“Sharon’s not going to let this show not happen.”

“Sharon’s not going to let this show not happen”; Ozzy wants interview pulled.
With Sharon’s illness and Ozzy’s present condition (he says his “spirit’s dead”), the future of the previously comedic The Osbournes is in question. While MTV officially says their “first concern is for Sharon’s health and well-being,” an insider tells Variety, “Sharon’s not going to let this show not happen.” Although taping is currently underway for the second season, the footage shot next month when all the family members are back together in one place “is most likely to be included in future episodes,” Variety reports. The second season may debut in the winter instead of this fall.
+ also: Ozzy wants tonight’s FOX interview pulled; says it was conducted “under false pretenses.”

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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.