Brad says Bachelor ends with “a really happy ending,” and he’s not talking about a massage

Brad Womack has spoiled the end of his second time on The Bachelor by revealing that he won’t do what he did the first time. Instead, he promises that he’s fallen in love. Last week, Reality Steve spoiled the whole season, so check that out if you want to know who Brad picks and skip the entire season.

“There is a really happy ending. I did find someone and I did fall in love. A true love story happened. And so for no other reason that’s a great reason to watch, because it worked,” Brad told Star Magazine, which notes that “[t]his is the first time a Bachelor contestant has confirmed he found love before the show aired.”

Why is this unprecedented conversation taking place now? ABC is trying hard to convince jilted fans that Brad won’t betray them this time; previously, they announced that he he was “a changed, revitalized man” and ready to find a relationship on TV that will last a few months.

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.