Fox Reality VP Bob Boden leaves for Hasbro Studios

Fox Reality Channel executive Bob Boden is leaving the network to become develop reality and game shows for the new Hasbro Studios, which itself is developing content for a kids’ channel that will replace Discovery Kids next fall.

Boden is the vice president of programming for the network, and has been with it since before its launch in 2005. Variety reports that “[a] spokesman for Fox Reality Channel said no decision has been made on how Boden may be replaced.”

Hasbro taps Fox Reality exec [Variety]

Survivor San Juan Del Sur's dark cloud is lifted

John Rocker

In its third episode, Survivor San Juan Del Sur improved significantly as John Rocker faced off against an Amazing Race villain. But the Exile Island reward challenge remains a drag on the series.


Why Dick Donato left Big Brother 13

Dick Donato

The Big Brother villain known as "Evel Dick" has finally revealed why he left the show during its 13th season: he learned he was HIV positive.

Also: Dick claims he had no choice but to leave the game.

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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.