NBC denies that voiceovers are used on Apprentice, says it must be “bad audio.”

NBC denies that voiceovers are used on Apprentice, says it must be “bad audio.”
Instead of say, just bitching about Donald Trump’s The Apprentice 2 voiceovers, The Chicago Tribune did some real reporting about it. In her 10th TV-related item, Maureen Ryan reports that a few weeks ago, an NBC spokesperson told her “categorically” that no voiceovers are used. The spokesperson said, “There must have been a portion of bad audio.” Anyone who believes that should contact Donald Trump, as he has a casino he’d like to sell you.

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.

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.