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Like you have to ask?

But also: The preview/debut of On the Lot, the moviemaking reality show from Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg. I’ve seen only a few-minute trailer, from which I can’t tell much (lots of overwhelmed would-be directors touring real-life movie sets and saying “This is where it all happens!”). I don’t know if they can manage to make short Lego animation films telegenic. [Note to Fox: make your contestant videos embeddable!]

But I’ve long had a theory that Project Greenlight crammed the actual interesting part of the show–the competition to get to make the movie–into the first episode. And though it’s fashionable to say that reality TV is unfashionable, I still think Burnett makes compelling TV when paired with the right subject. (That includes The Apprentice, for the first few seasons, and The Contender, despite its low ratings.)

And Dancing with the Stars’ finale? I’m sorry. I can’t I just can’t. Maybe the large-print edition of time.com will cover it.