Newlyweds concludes tonight.

Newlyweds concludes tonight.
Unless you attend an Ivy League school or unless she chooses other venues in which to humiliate herself, you’ll have to wait until January to see Jessica Simpson continue to be a dummy. MTV will air the final Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica episode of the season tonight at 10:30 p.m. ET. The second season of the show will film soon to air at the beginning of next year. In the meantime, though, Nick and Jessica will tour Ivy League colleges to perform and answer questions. “Jessica’s dad/manager, Joe Simpson, came up with the idea of sending his scatterbrained daughter to prestigious college campuses from the Reese Witherspoon movie Legally Blonde,” The Tennesean reports.
+ also: Tulane student says Nick “was pretty cool, straightforward, normal.”

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.

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.