Bradford: winner “will blow your mind.”

Bradford: winner “will blow your mind.”
Discussing the series with TV Guide, The Apprentice 2‘s second casualty says that those who make it to the end are surprising, and adds that “it will blow your mind.” He also talks about giving up his immunity, which of course led to his firing. He said that during the four-hour boardroom, “There was a little bit of animosity that I had the exemption. I was feeling that. So I thought, ‘You know what? I’m going to waive my exemption, and maybe it will pull this team together’–because it was tremendously fragmented and just completely unorganized.” He says he tried to explain that to Donald Trump, but “Mr. Trump is very much like myself in that once he locks onto an idea, he will not let go.”

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.