Ralphie May says “NBC doesn’t want me to win” Last Comic Standing.

Ralphie May says “NBC doesn’t want me to win” Last Comic Standing.
One of the five remaining comedians on NBC’s Last Comic Standing says the network would rather he lose. “I’m the biggest person ever to be on prime-time television. NBC doesn’t want me to win. What are they going to do with me? But the great thing about this show is that if you’re funny, it’s the people who are going to choose you,” Ralphie May tells the LA Times. If he wins, he says his sitcom will be called Fat Chance.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.


Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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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.