reality TV series ship hits rocks, sinks; contestants rescued, went home.

reality TV series ship hits rocks, sinks; contestants rescued, went home.
Cabin Fever, a reality TV show from Ireland’s RTE that was like Big Brother aboard a ship, has been suspended after the ship sank Friday and the contestants went home. The show had been airing “live” since June 3. The ship, a 1947 schooner, ran aground on rocks and later broke apart; the events are being investigated.

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.

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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.