In this Amazing Race season 1 oral history, people involved with the first season—producers, cast, and crew—reveal the behind-the-scenes story of how a race around the world and TV show came togethe.
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.
Who won Making the Cut season 2? My interviews with Making the Cut season 2’s winner and finalists—Gary Graham, Andrea Pitter, and Andrea Salazar—plus a review of the second season of Heidi Klum and Tim Gunn’s fashion competition, which was far less-successful than season one.
I interviewed the director of Disney+’s Behind the Attraction, Brian Volk-Weiss, who also directed Netflix’s the Movies that Made Us and The Toys that Made Us, about his distinctive style.
Holey Moley season 3 questions, answered: Steph Curry’s role, new and returning holes, and much more
How are Holey Moley holes designed, and which holes are new for season 3? Why are some returning and others reused? What’s up with Steph Curry taking Holey Moley pro? Answers to these questions and many more from executive producer Wes Dening.
American Ninja Warrior questions, answered: Why teenage contestants? Will it return to Las Vegas? and much more
I interviewed American Ninja Warrior executive producer Anthony Storm about season 13, including its return to Las Vegas for finals, the addition of teenage contestants, the eventual return of live audiences, and more.
An interview with Magical Elves executives about Top Chef season 18, which filmed in Portland last fall.
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.