How does CBS’ Hunted work? How do the hunters get access to private information? CBS wouldn’t grant an interview, so I dug into one scene to find out.
Exclusive reports, interviews, details, and observations from behind the scenes of reality TV productions, from soundstages to islands, Trading Spaces to Survivor.
A behind-the-scenes report from day 29’s episode two of The Runner, go90’s cross-country chase reality competition produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck.
An interview with American Grit executive producer Jon Kroll, who reveals behind-the-scenes details about how the Fox reality competition was produced.
The groundbreaking home decorating reality show Trading Spaces premiered 20 years ago. Go behind the scenes to find out exactly how it was produced when it was a hit series.
Parsons School of Design is no longer the home of Lifetime’s Project Runway. Here’s what changed, and where the show is now filmed.
An interview with Russ Landau, composer of Survivor theme song “Ancient Voices,” on why he stopped writing new music for the CBS reality series last year.
A review of Sharknado 3 and its cameos (starring Mark Cuban and plenty of other reality stars), plus a look behind-the-scenes at production of the movie.
How Animal Planet’s The Last Alaskans was produced, and why the show is so different from other shows about Alaska and all of reality TV.
Is National Geographic’s Ultimate Survival Alaska fake or does it stage moments? No, says its producer, who tells reality blurred about how it’s produced.
What happens when a real restaurant becomes the set of a reality TV cooking competition.
An interview with CSI creator Anthony E. Zuiker about how ABC’s Whodunnit? was produced, from the identity of the murderer to the fake death scenes.
The secrets of Villa De La Vina, the candle wax-scented mansion where The Bachelor and Bachelorette are filmed.
Go inside and behind the scenes of The Glass House, ABC’s Big Brother-like competition series.
I spent time aboard the Steve Irwin with the Sea Shepherd crew during filming of Animal Planet’s Whale Wars: Viking Shores. Here’s what I found.
How Hoarders was filmed, from behind the scenes of a show that usually doesn’t allow visitors. Plus: What happened that wasn’t shown on TV on the season 4 episode “Randy/Vicki.”