What UPN’s Britney and Kevin taught us.

UPN’s Britney and Kevin: Chaotic is now over, and somehow, life must go on. USA TODAY’s Alison Maxwell recaps the stunning revelations you missed if you missed last night’s season finale. Among them:

  • “The wedding had shock value” because, as Kevin Federline explained, using his vast knowledge of popular culture to help craft a metaphor, “Everyone thought they were being Punk’d.”
  • Kevin Federline not only smells, he sweats a lot. that He told us that “his palms and feet are sweaty” as he was waiting to get married.
  • Kevin had to put his relatives in their place when he saw his bride in her wedding dress: “I had to slap all of my relatives in the mouth because their jaw was on the floor,” he said.
‘Chaotic': Britney’s happily-ever-after [USA TODAY]

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.