An interview with Oscar-winning director Davis Guggenheim, whose film about Malala Yousafzai is airing on National Geographic Channel.
Archives for February 2016
As Team Ninja Warrior heads into its finals, watch the first minute to see the how much the American Ninja Warrior spin-off has ramped up the intensity.
A quick recap of Top Chef California episode 12, “Wok This Way,” which featured the return of Phillip, frozen waffles, and Yan Can Cook.
Almost exactly two years ago, Survivor beat American Idol for the very first time. Since then, Survivor has regularly beaten Idol head-to-head, with a regular episode even beating Idol’s finale last spring. Alas, as Idol comes to an end, Survivor’s reign has, at least for now, come to an end. Survivor Kaoh Rong has now… continue reading
Season 3 of The Fashion Fund just debuted on Amazon, after two seasons on Ovation. It follows a real-life fashion competition that gives its winner $400,000.
Some people don’t know that Caleb Reynolds calls himself “Beast Mode Cowboy,” and instead refer to him by these nicknames.
A recap of Survivor Kaoh Rong’s episode 2, Kindergarten Camp, which featured the budding bromance between Tai Trang and Big Brother’s Caleb Reynolds.
Two Face Off models, Matt Chris Wood and Isabelle Du, talk about what a typical day on the set of the Syfy reality competition is like.
America’s Next Top Model lives again, moving to VH1 with a new host and a “re-imagined cast.” Tyra Banks will executive produce but not host.
TAR casting producers have been searching for some single people who will be paired with random strangers on The Amazing Race 29, but not as blind dates.
What happened behind the scenes on the MC Hammer-judged quickfire challenge of Top Chef California’s 11th episode, “Hammer Time.”
On Friday, two writers known best for their fiction both died: Harper Lee, who wrote To Kill a Mockingbird, and Umberto Eco, who wrote The Name of the Rose.
Here are their surprising connections to reality television.
Darnell Hamilton memorably pooped in the ocean on the first episode of Survivor Kaoh Rong. And he had a good reason for going to the bathroom so visibly.
Shia LaBeouf, the actor who came to fame on Project Greenlight‘s second season, is in an elevator at Oxford for the next 24 hours, live streaming his conversations with two other performance artists and strangers. It’s a live feed that rivals Big Brother‘s, taking place in an enclosed space with not much going on—though the conversations I’ve heard so far… continue reading
Mob Wives star Angela Raiola, aka Big Ang, died early this morning at age 55 from stage-four lung cancer and brain cancer. She starred in the VH1 show and two spin-offs, plus Couples Therapy.
A bug crawling out of a bloody ear was the pinnacle of the horrors on Survivor Kaoh Rong: Brains vs. Brawn vs. Beauty’s episode 1, “I’m a Mental Giant.”
An interview with Alex Gibney and Kahane Cooperman, the producers of Amazon’s first unscripted series, The New Yorker Presents.
A check-in on CNBC’s The Profit and its check-ins on its businesses, which have made Marcus Lemonis’ show even better.
What do reality TV production credits mean? Do all executive producers do the same job on a reality show? What about story producers or editors?