Answers to questions about what happens behind the scenes of CBS’ Big Brother: from the casting process to live feed cuts, producer manipulation to what’s behind the mirrors in the house.
Drag queens give up everything from rights to revenue in order to appear on RuPaul’s Drag Race, and everything from per-episode compensation to Drag Race’s rules are covered in this 51-page participant agreement that contestants sign during the casting process.
Which seasons of the UK’s The Great British Bake-Off have aired on PBS as The Great British Baking Show? Which seasons are available on Netflix or DVD? Why are they numbered differently? This guide has the answers.
Exclusive: When Discovery Channel’s The Last Alaskans returns at the end of the year, Bob Harte’s death from cancer will be one of its storylines.
The group was working for Endemol Shine and “covertly filmed” a “fake explosive device” in luggage as it went through security in Newark.
A list of reality shows networks that will be coming—or coming back—to TV soon.
Cat Deeley interviewed 113 people, and then interviewed them again one year later after they’d transformed their lives—or not. An interview with her about her new show.
Why do producers of reality shows obscure product labels and names, either with digital blurs or tape or some other process? There are several reasons.
A review of the controversial, questionable podcast Missing Richard Simmons, on which Dan Taberski explores Simmons’ disappearance from public life.
An interview with the producers of Ocean Warriors, a six-hour Animal Planet series that follows people who are trying to stop illegal fishing.
A review of Netflix’s Making a Murderer, the documentary reality series set in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, that focuses on accused murderer Steven Avery.
The groundbreaking home decorating reality show Trading Spaces is returning. Go behind the scenes to find out exactly how it was produced when it was a hit series.
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.
The secrets of Villa De La Vina, the candle wax-scented mansion where The Bachelor and Bachelorette are filmed.