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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.

Why Life Below Zero: First Alaskans’ representation ‘wasn’t just lip service’

An indigenous person hired to work on Life Below Zero: First Alaskans as a story producer talked to me about the show’s diversity and inclusion efforts, as did the show’s showrunner. LBZ:FA is currently filming season two.

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How is American Ninja Warrior edited? Why are obstacles fancier in season 14? And more behind-the-scenes details

American Ninja Warrior season 14 showrunner Anthony Storm answers my questions about how editors decide who to focus on, the success/fail rate for obstacles, and much more. He also teases a first-time “end result” this season.

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