if war, American Idol will post results online, Survivor will be delayed.

if war, American Idol will post results online, Survivor will be delayed.
If a U.S. invasion of Iraq happens today or tonight, American Idol 2‘s live show probably won’t happen, but we’ll still find out who has been eliminated. The show “will post results on its Web site if Wednesday’s episode is pre-empted,” MTV reports. Meanwhile, CBS’ Survivor Amazon will air tonight instead of tomorrow night this week due to the NCAA tournament (which itself may be delayed). But Survivor “may be moved by the network” if war coverage takes its place.

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.