TAR 17 cast, including another beauty queen, identified; elimination order spoiled

The sleuths at Reality Fan Forum have kept up their identification of Amazing Race 17 teams. Earlier, when the season was still taping (it ended production in mid-June), the site identified four beauty queens but then retracted two.

They’ve now added another beauty queen (warning: spoilers). She’s Miss Oregon 2004 Brook Roberts. They also have information about how these and other teams did, so if you want to be spoiled about locations and eliminations, read this discussion thread.

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.