Evan: reverse Joe Millionaire wouldn’t work; “men are the breadwinners.”

Evan: reverse Joe Millionaire wouldn’t work; “men are the breadwinners.”
Commenting on the possibility of a reverse Joe Millionaire, in which men would pursue a not-really-rich woman, the show’s current star Evan Marriott says it wouldn’t work because “it’s an old-fashioned reality that men are the breadwinners.” Instead, he suggests a show called “Jane Big Boobs” in which the woman would reveal at the show’s end that she’s “flat as a f—in’ pancake!”, Evan tells TV Guide.
+ also: producer says Joe Millionaire is a “kind of a meta-reality show” and a commentary on reality TV clichés.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


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.

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.