“This is honestly my favorite season since season five,” Hell’s Kitchen showrunner Kenny Rosen told me. In this interview, read his answers to my questions about everything from casting the show to editing, and also about the show’s move to Las Vegas for season 19.
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.
I interviewed The Amazing Race executive producer and creator Elise Doganieri, and director and executive producer Bertram Van Munster, and we talked everything from season 32’s alliance and future rule changes to the status of The Amazing Race 33.
An interview with former Survivor casting director—and Amazing Race contestant—Jodi Wincheski, who explained how Survivor casting has changed in the past few years, and why.
Clifton Lyles, the captain of the first all-Black team on Eco-Challenge, shares behind-the-scenes details about World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji, and also talks about how his adventure racing and his career as a chef are connected.
An interview with Life Below Zero executive producer and showrunner Joseph Litzinger about the creation of a new series in the franchise, Life Below Zero: Next Generation (watch its first five minute), and how covɪd-𝟷𝟿 affected the production of Life Below Zero season 14.
Extreme cleaning specialist Matt Paxton is back on Hoarders—and on PBS, with Legacy List, a show he created that cable networks rejected, because they didn’t think anyone would want to watch old people or uplifting stories about their possessions and lives.
Holey Moley II: The Sequel made several changes from season one, and I talked to one of its executive producers about those changes, including why Stephen Curry is now animated instead of on the course.
Esther Perbandt, Jonny Cota, and Sander Bos were Making the Cut’s final three. I interviewed the winner and runner-up about the judges’ decision, how the show has affected them, and much more.
Making the Cut’s designers flew from Paris to Tokyo, where designers who won challenges were promptly eliminated by a judging panel that’d changed, though was still frustrating.
Exit interviews with the Making the Cut’s first two winners, Esther and Ji, whose looks are now for sale on Amazon, and the first two designers who were cut, Jasmine and Martha.
Making the Band premiered on March 24, 2000, and besides forming a boy band, O-Town, it brought The Real World’s genre to broadcast TV, and helped change television forever.
Jo Frost and a Supernanny executive producer talk about rebooting the Lifetime show, and how it’s changed from the early 2000s version.
Are Love is Blind’s married couple still together? How did the pod dating work? Why is everyone so attractive? An interview with the Netflix show’s creator, Chris Coelen from Kinetic Content.
Answers to questions about how ABC’s The Great American Baking Show—which is now looking for contestants for its 2020 season—is cast and filmed.
A review of USA Network’s rebooted Biggest Loser, plus interviews with researchers and the show’s talent about its approach to weight loss.