Senators reject FOX’s request to have Paris and Nicole intern on the Hill.

Senators reject FOX’s request to have Paris and Nicole intern on the Hill.
A third season of The Simple Life is apparently trying to find its way off the ground, Paris’ antics notwithstanding. Paris and Nicole “are trying to land intern jobs in D.C. for the third season of their reality show,” according to Rush and Molloy, who report (third item) in part on a Roll Call story. “Fox producers offered the ladies’ services to Republican House Speaker Dennis Hastert and uber-conservative Sen. Rick Santorum,” but both turned the network down. Rick Santorum is now best known, of course, for having a sex act byproduct named after him after he made idiotic remarks.
+ also: “interns on the Hill are outraged–outraged!–by the idea.”

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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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.