For Love or Money 4 debuts tonight.

For Love or Money 4 debuts tonight.
Mortal enemies Rachel and Andrea compete for the attention of 15 men as NBC kicks off For Love or Money 4 tonight. NBC seems to be churning out seasons of this franchise faster than a copy machine on acid could; season three concluded just last week. Not much is known about any changes to the format for the new season, which leaves producers plenty of room to make things up as they go along. However, NBC’s site says that, of the two women, “only one will get a second chance!” Uh oh!

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.