Survivor Palau cast revealed unofficially; show will debut sometime in February.

Survivor Palau cast revealed unofficially; show will debut sometime in February.
Survivor Palau will, according to its CBS web site, debut sometime in February, probably after the conclusion of Wickedly Perfect, which is filling its time slot starting tonight. While CBS has no additional information on the 10th season, its 20 cast members have unofficially been revealed. The group includes “[a] female Texas lawyer, a Pennsylvanian student and counselor, a Las Vegas dancer, and Survivor’s first Muslim castaway,” according to Reality TV World. The information came via SurvivorNews.net’s “Confirmator,” which allows people to enter names to see if they match with the site’s list. All 20 names were guessed correctly in less than a month.
+ also: TV Guide looks at the island.

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.

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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.