Jesse’s football schedule will interfere with his promotion of The Bachelor.

Jesse’s football schedule will interfere with his promotion of The Bachelor.
Jesse Palmer is fighting for his job on the Giants, but ABC is fighting to have him promote The Bachelor 5. His “practice schedule has thrown a wrench into ABC’s promotional plans because–unlike previous bachelors and bachelorettes who’ve pretty much been at the beck-and-call of the network–Palmer is only available for TV appearances and interviews on days when the team is off,” The New York Post reports. He’s been back training since May 7, and will be unable to promote the show on certain dates, such as the day after ABC airs the final rose special.

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.

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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.