ABC and American Idol producers staging All American Girl pageant.

ABC and American Idol producers staging All American Girl pageant.
The producers of American Idol and ABC are planning a pageant-slash-reality TV show called All American Girl, during which “one woman will be propelled to nationwide fame as the holder of the title All American Girl 2003.” Auditions for women 18 to 25 who can ” sing, dance or act … [a]re … intelligent and good looking … [and] have the personality and charisma to win over the American public” are being held in mid-January.

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.

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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.