There is no denying the force that is reality television. Nor can one reallty debate the fact that Mark Burnett is probably the guy you’d call if you were a network exec and needed to save a night in your primetime lineup. But can the worst of reality television irrevocably taint the best of it? It hasn’t happened in the case of dramas or sitcoms. But if it is going to happen to reality TV, it just might begin tonight when The Swan debuts on Fox.
. . . Wednesday April 7, 2004