Celebrity Mole will return, as will Stephen Baldwin, Corbin Bernsen.

Celebrity Mole will return, as will Stephen Baldwin, Corbin Bernsen.
Celebrity Mole will return later this year, and so will two of the first season’s cast members. Stephen Baldwin and Corbin Bernsen will join six other celebrities: Dennis Rodman, the NBA player; Angie Everhart, a model; Ananda Lewis, the former MTV VJ; Mark Curry, a comedian and actor; Tracy Gold from Growing Pains; and Keisha Knight-Pulliam from The Cosby Show. The show, officially called Celebrity Mole Yucatan, has apparently concluded taping. Ahmad Rashad will host the show, which will debut later this year.

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.

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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.