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.

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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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.