Adam selects Samantha.

Adam selects Samantha.
Adam broke a heart of his own last night as he ditched Rachel Goetz–who wrote bad poetry for bad poet Adam–in favor of Samantha Trenk–the girl with a tattoo of another man’s initials–on the final episode of Average Joe 3: Adam Returns. The show was apparently so uneventful that not even NBC’s web site has been updated with the results. (The Trades has a good run-down of the final ep.) Still, the finale of the four-week series actually helped NBC beat CBS among viewers 18 to 49, but just barely.

Frankie leads Big Brother's parade of delusion

Frankie on Big Brother

Heading into the finale, the delusion continues, with a re-appearance by evicted Frankie.

Related: The unwatchable cast of Fox's Utopia keeps yelling and screaming.


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.