cops waiting for Real World Philly producers to hand over tapes of bar fight.

cops waiting for Real World Philly producers to hand over tapes of bar fight.
Yet another fight broke out around the cast of The Real World Philadelphia recently. early last Saturday morning, “22-year-old Stephen Wiley was accosted by four men while he danced with a female cast member of the MTV reality show taping in town,” according to the Philadelphia Daily News. After “[a] male castmate intervened, words were exchanged, and Wiley and a club employee were thrown into a table, which cut Wiley’s back, requiring 16 stitches at Jefferson Hospital.” Although the paper says ” the show is supposed to turn over footage to police” Tuesday, they haven’t done so yet. A police spokesperson tells the New York Post, “We will get a subpoena if we have to.”

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.