as Bachelorette Trista and Ryan get married, Jenn and Bachelor Andrew split.

as Bachelorette Trista and Ryan get married, Jenn and Bachelor Andrew split.
Just as Trista and Ryan became the first couple from a Bachelor show to get married, The Bachelor 3‘s Jenn and Andrew broke up. In a statement, Andrew said, “This is a decision we made together through long and thoughtful discussion. It is totally amicable and, though we care for each other deeply, we have come to realize that our future goals are different.” Jenn Schefft added, “Our love for each other was genuine, but we confronted the same challenges as any other couple trying to make a relationship work day to day.” Trista and Ryan’s pink wedding occurred on Saturday and will air tomorrow night.

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.

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.