Anna wins Bravo’s Fashion Show

The Fashion Show aired its reunion/finale last night, and Anna McCraney won the Bravo competition series and $125,000, and you can buy her clothes.

According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Rodney Ho, someone who actually watched the finale and remembered it was on, she received “56% of the vote, far more than the two more niche designers, Daniella (25%) and James Paul (19%),” which makes sense because she “was the favorite fairly early on, the only contestant who never finished in the bottom two.”

In other news, Project Runway returns in less than a month, and hopefully The Fashion Show won’t unless producers and the network make some major changes first.

The Sing-Off loses its star

Ben Folds

NBC's super-fun December a capella singing competition The Sing-Off is returning, but without its star judge, Ben Folds, and only as a two-hour special. Those are really depressing changes for a series that proved itself to be a super-fun show when it returned last December.


A film director talks about becoming a reality TV character

Anna Martemucci

What is it like to have your life turned into reality TV? Director Anna Martemucci, one of the two directors featured on Starz' exceptional reality series, talks about that, the competition, and her collaboration with her husband and brother-in-law.

Plus: How the show's producers tried to keep the $250,000 competition fair.

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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.