As The Mole is revived by Netflix, I went back to its beginning, interviewing people who produced ABC’s seasons of The Mole. Here are their stories about everything from how the mole was chosen to the crew’s mutiny to Anderson Cooper’s audition.
The very best of reality blurred’s reality TV coverage, including reporting, reviews, and essays published since the year 2000.
As the year winds down, I took a stroll through the archives, and picked out 21 stories that stood out to me from 2021, from Survivor and Big Brother to Top Chef and The Real World Homecoming.
In this Amazing Race season 1 oral history, people involved with the first season—producers, cast, and crew—reveal the behind-the-scenes story of how a race around the world and TV show came together.
This collection of my The Mole season 1 recaps and analysis explores, episode by episode, tests, strategies, and notable events of ABC’s Anderson Cooper-hosted competition reality show.
This collection of my Survivor Borneo recaps explores the strategy, challenges, and events of CBS’s Survivor season one, which introduced us to Richard Hatch, Sue Hawk, Rudy Boesch, Kelly Wiglesworth, Gervase Peterson, Colleen Haskell, and the other players in a game that changed television forever.
This collection of my Survivor: The Australian Outback recaps explores the strategy, challenges, and events of CBS’s Survivor season two, which introduced us to Tina Wesson, Colby Donaldson, Jerri Manthey, Elisabeth Filarski, Amber Brkich, Mike Skupin, Rodger Bingham, Alicia Calaway, Kimmi Kappenberg, and other members of the Ogakor and Kucha tribes.