Bachelor 2 concludes tonight.

Bachelor 2 concludes tonight.
Who will Aaron Buerge select “the woman who has captured his heart,” Brooke or Helene? The answer will be revealed on tonight’s two-hour finale of The Bachelor 2. We’ll find out if the bets from Aaron’s hometown were for the woman who he’ll choose. The final episode begins at 9 p.m. ET; because of that, CBS is moving The Amazing Race 3 to 8 p.m. instead of 9 p.m., programming the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show opposite The Bachelor 2.
+ also: “humiliation is the unifying principle behind a successful reality show.”
+ and: “The Bachelor turns sexual stereotypes into shameless fun.”

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.

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.