Two years ago, NBC aired a four-night reality comparing the show to Glee and American Idol in its promos, and while that is merely their holiday wish rather than a reflection of reality, it does feature people who can sing, which we know because their opening number was “leaked” onto YouTube by someone whose username is iloveacapella1 and who created their account on Friday, and who has no other videos. How mysterious!
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about Andy Dehnart
Andy Dehnart’s writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Pacific Standard, and other publications. He has covered reality television for more than 18 years, and created reality blurred in 2000.
A member of the Television Critics Association, Andy, 40, 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.