The executive producer of History’s Alone talks about things such as season 4’s changes, the Alone season 5 location, and how fan feedback affects the show.
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 the executive producer of Live PD, covering everything from its tape delay to privacy, its point of view to the dialogue it’s creating.
An interview with Nate Schoemer and Laura London of Animal Planet’s Rescue Dog to Super Dog, on which they train shelter dogs to become service dogs.
An interview with First in Human director and Discovery Channel executive John Hoffman, who says the NIH’s Building 10 represents “government at its best.”
How a show that takes place in the dark was filmed and produced—and how producers kept people safe.
An interview with the co-creator of Laguna Beach, whose new MTV show Siesta Key uses that format but avoids the fiction that befell its spinoff The Hills.
Phil Keoghan is visiting six continents in only two hours for his next television gig, but this time, he’ll do that with a co-host, Hollywood Game Night’s Jane Lynch, and from a studio in New York City. National Geographic Channel’s Earth Live (Sunday at 8 p.m. ET) will visit 25 locations in 15 countries on six continents,… continue reading
Reality TV casting producer Doron Ofir talks about his role in casting ABC’s reboot of American Idol, which will start touring the country in August.
I interviewed American Ninja Warrior stars Jessie Graff & Drew Drechsel, and hosts Akbar Gbajabiamila & Matt Iseman, about how the show created celebrities.
An interview with Stranded with a Million Dollars creator and executive producer Kevin Lee about how the show came together behind the scenes.
An interview with John Cena about American Grit season two, which changes the Fox show in significant ways, starting with the contestants themselves.
An interview with The Profit’s Marcus Lemonis about his CNBC show The Partner, which concluded its first season when he named Julianna Reed as his partner.
Of the true crime, murder-mystery, pulpy shows that air on Investigation Discovery, there’s a bit of an aberration, a series that gets its name from one of the most respected institutions in journalism: Vanity Fair Confidential. The show draws its stories from the pages and archives of Vanity Fair, which are adapted and added to for the television screen by… continue reading
Kicking & Screaming contestant and reality TV fan Maxwell Carr takes us behind the scenes, talking about surviving in Fiji and playing a new game.
An interview with the star of CNN’s Believer, Reza Aslan, who talks about why beliefs overrule facts, and how religious beliefs may be universal.