Kayla Blanton
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Kayla is a freelance writer and part-time barista who believes reality TV is pop culture's gift to the world. She also enjoys pinot noir, cats of Instagram, over-indulgent skin care, and pretending to be a Chopped contestant while cooking.

These ‘AHS’ Fans Think They’ve Figured Out When The ‘Apocalypse’ Takes Place

Since creator Ryan Murphy announced the information in January, per TV Line, fans knew that Season 8 of American Horror Story was going to take place in the future. Then, the post-apocalyptic theme was revealed, and now, the first episode of the new…
By Kayla Blanton

Why There Will Likely Be Another 'Explained' Season On Netflix Very Soon

Once you think Netflix has accomplished the most innovative and timely feat within its industry, they release something else. They enter a new market. They do something that's never been done before. Once a movie streaming service you simply…
By Kayla Blanton

Here's When To Expect The Next Season Of 'Masterchef'

Here's how it goes for most television viewers. Step one: watch a cooking competition show. Step two: become inspired to construct something tasty and beautiful. Step three: fail to pursue said inspiration, and instead, click "Next Episode." Raise…
By Kayla Blanton

TLC’s Latest Reality Series Will Explain Exactly How This Family Manages 9 Kids

Courtney and Eric Waldrop of Albertville, Alabama were mom and dad to three boys when they decided to try for one last family addition. The Waldrop family of Sweet Home Sextuplets struggled with multiple miscarriages, according to People, before…
By Kayla Blanton

‘Insecure’ May Be Autobiographical, But Issa Rae Keeps Her Love Life Private

After three seasons of HBO's hit series Insecure, creator, writer, and star of the show, Issa Rae has been nominated for an Emmy for her performance. As if her success and undeniable genius as a producer, business person, and creative don't make her…
By Kayla Blanton

Here’s How Late This Year’s Emmys Will Keep You Up

Just as another summer television season comes to a close, the 70th Annual Emmy Awards will arrive. The Sept. 17 Emmys telecast on NBC will see TV's biggest stars gather in one room to celebrate the year in small-screen achievement. As you probably…
By Kayla Blanton

Here's How To Stream The 2018 Emmy Awards & Red Carpet So You Don't Miss A Thing

It's that time of the year again — when all of your favorite television shows are recognized and awarded for entertaining you on all of your lazy weekends. This year, Netflix is sweeping the nominations over the usual champ, HBO, so it's bound to be…
By Kayla Blanton

Why Fans Might Not Want To Bet On 'Model Squad' Returning Next Fashion Week Season

We've watched Daniela, Olivia, Hannah, Ping, Nadine, Caroline, Ashley, Shanina, and Devon navigate their runway-walking lives for seven whole hour-long episodes. Now that the season finale is airing this week, fans will likely want to figure out if…
By Kayla Blanton

'World Of Dance' Is Already Holding Auditions For Next Season — Here's When You Can Watch

While it might just seem like another dance competition show, World of Dance sets itself apart from other shows like Dance Moms, So You Think You Can Dance, Dancing With The Stars, and others, by featuring the best of the best dancing talent not…
By Kayla Blanton

This One Basic Detail Of The ‘AHS’ Crossover Season Is Still A Mystery To Fans

Some people welcome the month of September as the carrier of pumpkin spice lattes and sweater weather, but dedicated TV fans, for the past seven years at least, have anticipated this month for a very different reason: American Horror Story. Season 8…
By Kayla Blanton

Why Jordan M. Didn't Want To Waste His Time In Paradise

When Jordan Mauger arrived in Paradise, he made it clear that he wasn't there to waste anytime and was ready to fall in love. However, considering his Bachelor Nation track record, that's hard to believe. His attitude and flirtatious ways have lost…
By Kayla Blanton

Cassandra Seems To Be Keeping Her Options Open, Even Post-'BiP'

Now that Season 5 is coming to a close, men and women are pairing off and making things as official as Bachelor in Paradise will allow. With the more time that passes, the more on-edge these couples become. Why? Because their newfound relationships…
By Kayla Blanton

Why It's Likely That Jordan & Jenna Are Still Together After Paradise

Just when you think you've detected each pair of destined lovers in paradise, a new, absurdly attractive suitor from Bachelor Nation's past trots their swimsuit-donning self down the stairs. That's why they say anything can happen in paradise. And…
By Kayla Blanton

Here's What 'Shameless' Fans Predict For Fiona's Future

The rumors are true, folks. In late August, Emmy Rossum released a statement that she will be leaving her lead role as Fiona Gallagher on Showtime's hit dramedy, Shameless. So naturally, fans are scurrying to conjure up how Fiona might leave…
By Kayla Blanton

Here's How 'Shameless' Will Make Up For Fiona Leaving This Season

In Shameless Season 8, Frank smuggled illegal immigrants across the Canadian border. Fiona donned her landlord hat and found love with a hardy, mysterious woodworker (appropriately named Ford). Carl got accidentally engaged, and purposely married.…
By Kayla Blanton

Lifetime's 'House Of Darkness: New Blood' Is Terrifying — And It's Inspired By True Events

In 2016, Lifetime released an original horror film that made you tuck your toes in a little tighter before bed that night. The first of now two movies, House of Darkness is based on a true story of a family convinced that supernatural forces held…
By Kayla Blanton

Playing Whitney Houston’s Daughter Could Be This Young Actor’s Big Break

A two-night BET event premiering on Sept. 4, The Bobby Brown Story will add to the existing productions that document Whitney Houston's equally tragic and beautiful time in the spotlight. But this production will remain unique, as it reveals…
By Kayla Blanton

Why Olivia Culpo Won't Be Rehashing Her Past With Nick Jonas On 'Model Squad'

Although the youngest JoBro is now engaged to actress, model, and film producer Priyanka Chopra, E!'s debut of Model Squad inevitably reminds fans of what he and another brown-haired runway walker once had. At the time, it seemed like they were…
By Kayla Blanton

This Show About An IVF Doc Using His Sperm To Make 100 Kids Isn't What You Expect

Looking for a new dramedy for your next Netflix marathon? If you are, you might find yourself pressing play on an Australian series that's hitting the streaming service this Labor Day weekend. Sisters is the story of a girl named Julia, who presumes…
By Kayla Blanton

Max’s Reason For Leaving ‘Catfish’ Behind Is Totally Understandable

It's hard to picture MTV's Catfish without Max Joseph's signature silver coif. His brutal honesty and refreshingly candid character, that returned too many catfish to the pond to count, seems irreplaceable. On Aug. 8, Max announced via Twitter that…
By Kayla Blanton