Liza and David sue VH1 for $23 mil.

Liza and David sue VH1 for $23 mil.
VH1 stopped production on a reality TV show featuring Liza Minnelli and her “husband” David Gest, and now the couple is suing VH1 and parent company Viacom for $23 million citing defamation and breach of contract. The lawsuit, online courtesy The Smoking Gun, says “that VH1 breached their contract to do the show and that an anonymous Viacom employee defamed Gest in an interview,” according to The Washington Post.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


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.

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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.