Deadliest Catch trailer: “people think we’re out there taking risks for fucking cameras: that’s bullshit”

Discovery’s great documentary series Deadliest Catch returns for its ninth season April 16, and the network has released a long preview/trailer for the season that summarizes what happens on the show–and what makes the show so compelling.

In it, Wizard captain Keith Colburn sums up its authenticity, which is a large part of its appeal, by saying, “people think we’re out there taking risks for fucking cameras: that’s bullshit.”

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.