Survivor Thailand debuts tonight.

Survivor Thailand debuts tonight.
Two years after the first season aired, the Survivor franchise is on its fifth installment. Survivor Thailand debuts tonight at 8 p.m. ET. There are no reviews because critics weren’t allowed to see copies of the first episode, which reveals the twist regarding how tribes will be formed. About the only things that are known right now are the cast members’ names and bios and that a fight will break out in episode three.
+ plus: “future instalments of … Survivor could be open to Canadian contestants.”

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.