Host Adrianna says On the Lot “can’t go wrong”

Adrianna Costa, the terribly awful host of On the Lot, is apparently not just a bad host, but also somewhat delusional.

Despite the poor ratings, she says that the show has a solid future. “With names like Spielberg and Mark Burnett on it, you can’t go wrong,” she told Entertainment Weekly.

Even more bizarrely, she said that the show has “a concept you have to get used to.” Um, no it doesn’t: Every other talent competition in the known universe follows the exact same format. Does she not realize that her lines are stolen directly from Ryan Seacrest?

Perhaps tellingly, Entertainment Weekly asked the network and producers about dropping six contestants without explanation, and “Fox calls it a ”creative decision”; Spielberg and Burnett declined to comment.” Declined to comment on their own show?

‘On the Lot’: Fox Yells ‘Cut!’ [Entertainment Weekly]

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.

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.