writers, actors annoyed by reality TV.

writers, actors annoyed by reality TV.
The Writers Guild of America and the Actors Guild of America think that the increasing amount of reality TV is “a terrible trend,” Actors Guild President Melissa Gilbert says. The president of the Writers Guild says, “Our members are concerned that the plethora of reality programming is impacting them in terms of job opportunities. There is a fair amount of anxiety that these shows are cheap to make and developing new series is too expensive.”

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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.