Canadian Idol 2 concludes tonight.

Canadian Idol 2 concludes tonight.
Tonight, either Alberta’s Kalan Porter or Saskatchewan’s Theresa Sokyrka will be named the next Canadian Idol. The competition itself will be in competition, because the season finale is facing off against the debut of Survivor Vanuatu, which the Toronto Sun reports will yield “the undisputed title of Canada’s top-rated TV series.” CTV “can smell blood and they see an opening. If tonight’s Idol ender can top Global’s Survivor opener, they lay claim to the one ratings prize that still eludes them: Canada’s No. 1 show,” the paper reports. While both shows start at the same time, Global/CBS’ Survivor is only an hour, while Idol‘s finale is two hours, allowing fans of both shows to watch both.

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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.