An interview with Magical Elves executives about Top Chef season 18, which filmed in Portland last fall.
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.
Fox’s Name That Tune returned earlier this year, with a full, real studio audience! I talked to its executive producer about everything from filming in Australia to casting Jane Krakowski and Randy Jackson to updating a classic game show and its rules.
In my interview with new-ish Magical Elves CEOs Jo Sharon and Casey Kriley, they talked about their vision for the company, developing shows like Netflix’s Nailed It and Best Leftovers Ever, and what TV networks want production companies to pitch to them.
“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.
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.