third For Love or Money will debut this summer on NBC with “an all-new game.”

third For Love or Money will debut this summer on NBC with “an all-new game.”
NBC’s reality TV strategy seems to involve producing an occasional big hit, and then filling the rest of the schedule with photocopies of its less-successful series. Following the first two seasons of For Love or Money will be a third edition that will air this summer. Debuting June 7, it “again centers on 15 beautiful women who will compete for the affections of one lucky man,” NBC’s adjective-heavy press release says. Twelve episodes of the show will air this time, making room for “an all-new game and a whole new twist” wherein “the price of love is even greater.”

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

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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.

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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.