Survivor Vanuatu concludes Sunday with the final four, Scout, Twila, Eliza, Chris.

Survivor Vanuatu concludes Sunday with the final four, Scout, Twila, Eliza, Chris.
Survivor Vanuatu‘s final Thursday episode narrowed the pool from five to four, as the new alliance sent original alliance member Julie to the jury. Eliza tried to align with Chris, however, and vote Twila’s banana-hording butt out of the tribe. Chris stuck with Scout and Twila, though, which should make for an interesting dynamic when the series concludes on Sunday, starting at 8 p.m. ET. So who will win? Gael Fashingbauer Cooper and I offer our predictions at MSNBC, but I do not pretend to have any idea, really. The finale will air opposite Desperate Housewives, and set up an epic battle of reality TV versus drama. Or not. Media Life suggests “we can expect some scratching and clawing for viewers, with ‘Survivor’ likely getting the worst of it.”

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.