Big Brother 4 will air this summer; Josh F.’s naked pics hit the web.

Big Brother 4 will air this summer; Josh Feinberg’s naked pics hit the web.
Although they’ve been casting for the show for months now, CBS has just now officially approved Big Brother 4, which will air this summer. Everyone’s friend Julie Chen returns as host, and producers Arnold Shapiro and Allison Grodner will return as well. Shapiro told Variety that they “will be coming up with new twists and turns in the game to keep it fresh and exciting and unpredictable.” Also, Big Brother 3‘s Josh Feinberg, the first male reality TV show participant to pose nude for a magazine, now has his naughty bits spread over the Internet. Nudity, non-work-safe, and other disclaimers aside, the following link has naked pictures of Josh Feinberg from Playgirl. If you really want to see the message, whatever size it may be, the messenger is not responsible for damage, emotional or retinal or otherwise. That said, here’s Josh Feinberg naked.

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.


A film director talks about becoming a reality TV character

Anna Martemucci

What is it like to have your life turned into reality TV? Director Anna Martemucci, one of the two directors featured on Starz' exceptional reality series, talks about that, the competition, and her collaboration with her husband and brother-in-law.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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.