Chuck Woolery, Lingo subjects of Game Show Network’s first reality TV program.

Chuck Woolery, Lingo subjects of Game Show Network’s first reality TV program.
Both the game show Lingo and host Chuck Woolery will be the subjects of a new Game Show Network reality TV series called Behind the Lingo. The “weekly half-hour [show] will mix elements of HBO’s Project Greenlight and MTV’s The Osbournes by focusing on the behind-the-scenes workings of GSN’s successful show ‘Lingo’ as well as Woolery’s off-camera life,” Reuters reports. It’s expected to debut late in the spring.

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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.