20.4 million watched The Bachelorette finale; Trista isn’t pregnant.

20.4 million watched The Bachelorette finale; Trista isn’t pregnant.
The finale of The Bachelorette was watched by 20.4 million viewers, giving it a win over American Idol 2‘s 90-minute episode and special, which was watched by an average of 18 million people. Meanwhile, although Trista and Ryan say they want to have “two or three” kids, she says she is not pregnant.
+ also: Canadian football team talking to Ryan’s agent about drafting him.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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.