“I can’t tell you the last time I saw rich Mexicans being as silly and over the top as The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills or the Shahs of Sunset. I don’t see that, and I grew up as an American loving reality TV.”
Interviews with reality TV show producers, cast members, and television executives about how shows are produced, what happened on certain episodes or seasons, and what's fake and what's real.
“Being able to accept all of myself, and not just part of myself, was a real transformational gift that Survivor gave me.”
On Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live, Josh Gates hosted as Egyptologists and archeologists uncovered three mummies and a wax head. Details about what they found.
National Geographic’s new natural history series is tough to watch. You probably don’t want to watch the clips in this story. I warned you.
An interview with The Fix’s showrunners, Liz Craft and Sarah Fain, from the reality shows they watch and love to what it’s like being a writing team in Hollywood.
The Jurassic Park actor traced the route of Captain James Cook.
An interview with Temptation Island host Mark L. Walberg, in which he talks about what’s changed, how produced the show is, and how he views his role.
Antiques Roadshow executive producer Marsha Bemko on how much appraisers are paid, how the show is filmed, and why it made a major change this season.
A candid interview with Face Off host and AKC National Championship #TeamHound representative McKenzie Westmore.
Watch a scene from “No Regrets,” the episode of The Last Alaskans that deals with Bob Harte’s death, and hear from a Discovery Channel executive about how the network and production company handled his loss.
A look at Bravo’s new Home and Design Friday night lineup, including answers to questions about Buying it Blind, on which experts buy and renovate a home for a couple who doesn’t get to see it first.
An interview with Dr. Michelle Oakley, star of NatGeo WILD’s Dr. Oakely, Yukon Vet, and her two college-age daughters, Sierra and Maya, who help her care for animals.
In interviews with Adam Conover and Dr. Danna Young, I explored just how Adam Ruins Everything works to convince its audience of the truth with jokes and scripted bits.
The new CBS true-crime series doesn’t have murder, but it does have surprising crimes told in a new way. An interview with its producers about how it was made, plus a review of the first episode.
An interview with NatGeo WILD’s top-rated star: 76-year-old Dr. Jan Pol, who discusses everything from no-kill shelters to when he won’t let cameras film a visit.