On The Voice, Kaley Cuoco shows her enthusiasm for “the really talented Cuoco”

Kaley Cuoco, star of The Big Bang Theory, appeared on The Voice last night to support her personal assistant, who also happens to be her sister, Briana Cuoco. It’s clear from the audition, below, that Kaley was very excited for her sister.

Her audition was teased earlier, and on the Emmys red carpet last week, Kaley’s co-star Jim Parsons said that her co-stars were looking forward tot he audition: “We give Kaley a lot of hell, because we’re like, ‘Finally, the world’s going to see the really talented Cuoco’–which is not true, we just want to give her shit.”

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.

about the writer

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.