celebrities, including Jeff Probst, inhabit the American Idol audience.

celebrities, including Jeff Probst, inhabit the American Idol audience.
A report from the set of American Idol 2‘s live show reveals that a number of C-list celebrities, such as Loveline’s Dr. Drew Pinsky, Sister, Sister’s Tia Mowry, and Survivor Amazon‘s Jeff Probst, were in the audience recently. Zap2it.com’s story also includes details about the signage (signs with commercial messages or logos are trashed), cell phones (they’re confiscated), and commercial breaks (producer Nigel Lythgoe has children in the audience ask the judges questions).
+ also: Kimberly Caldwell finally ends up in last place; special episode of AI2 will air Monday night.

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.