Making the Band 2 group member Dylan John is “a twice-convicted felon.”

Making the Band 2 group member Dylan John is “a twice-convicted felon.”
Dylan John was one of the six people selected for the final hip-hop group created during Making the Band 2, despite the legal troubles briefly mentioned on the show. Those turned out to be a conviction for felony assault of a teenager that he committed while on probation for another felony, The Smoking Gun reveals. He received five years probation, not jail time, for the latest offense, apparently in part because of the letter sent to the D.A. by P Diddy (reproduced on the site), who wrote of the show, “It would be extremely unfortunate for him to miss out on an opportunity of a lifetime, particularly when he’s put in the work that’s enabled him to make it thus far.”

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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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.