A new competition has people facing off against bears in five challenges. I talked to producers about how exactly it came together.
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.
An interview with College Behind Bars director Lynn Novick and producer Sarah Botstein about their four-part series, which goes into prisons to follow students in the Bard Prison Initiative.
An interview with a History Channel executive about Kings of Pain, on which two men are bitten and stung to see how much it hurts.
An interview with America’s Got Talent producer Adam Davis about how the audition process works, why he recruits acts online, and more.
Bear Grylls talks about the move of his show from NBC to National Geographic Channel for season 5, and also about how much of the show is planned, staged, and/or fake.
An interview with Albert Lin about his new NatGeo show, Lost Cities with Albert Lin, and how he found his way to exploring.
Exclusive: Gold Rush season 10 will include the return of The Dirt, and Christo Doyle will return to host. An interview with him about The Dirt and Gold Rush.
Three of Queer Eye’s Emmy-winning (and once again Emmy-nominated) editors discuss their process of taking raw footage of the Fab Five and turning it into episodes for Netflix.
An interview with Joe Kenda about his long-running Investigation Discovery show, how it’s helped him, and how Homicide Hunter even saved lives.
Codie and Tommy Oliver talk about how they created and produce OWN’s hit series Black Love—and what they’ve learned about relationships.
“They’re not celebrities. They’re not reality stars at all. We’re meeting people where they are.” An interview with the showrunner of TNT’s Chasing the Cure, Kim Bondy.
Discovery Channel’s new show sends billionaire Glenn Stearns to Erie, Penn., with $100 to see if he can build a $1 million business in three months. But it also tries to argue that you, too, can do the same.
The creator of American Idol and Pop Idol was inspired to create Serengeti, and its director has spent a lot of time finding ways to creatively film animals.
I interviewed chefs who appeared on Uncharted (“I needed a lot of convincing before I said yes”) and its showrunner (“When viewers tune in to see Gordon Ramsay, they want to see something through Gordon Ramsay’s point of view”).
An interview with the producers and subjects of the new Discovery Channel documentary, which follows the volunteers known as the Cajun Navy.