Born This Way producer Jon Murray and showrunner Laura Korkorian talk about how they produce the A&E series, which follows friends with Down syndrome.
An interview with Marty Raney about his Discovery Channel show Homestead Rescue, which he says is authentic. One couple featured, however, was not happy.
A guide to everything you need to know about The Runner, the interactive, 30-day, cross-country chase reality show that will be air daily on Verizon’s go90.
Home Free executive producer discusses the changes made to the Fox show this summer, which now gives houses to contestants’ heroes.
A “crazy idea” from production company October Films resulted in 20 people walking hundreds of miles across the Serengeti, following migrating wildebeest, which is documented on the National Geographic Channel series Mygrations (Mondays, 9 p.m.) While those men and women faced considerable challenges, the producers and network faced a different one. “Achieving authenticity was the single most important and difficult obstacle,” National… continue reading
In September 2013, Manu Toigo was on Discovery’s Naked and Afraid in Panama, filming the “Double Jeopardy” episode, when she was bitten by a mosquito. Once she returned to the U.S., headaches, fever, and bleeding led to hospitalization, where doctors eventually realized that mosquito had transmitted dengue fever. Her recovery was slow, and required physical therapy due to what she… continue reading
An interview with SallyAnn Salsano, executive producer of Jersey Shore, Party Down South, and the new Mother/Daughter Experiment: Celebrity Edition.
A cast member and producer of Showtime’s Gigolos talk about its evolution over six seasons, how the sex is filmed, and why there’s more to it than sex.
An interview with Jillian Michaels about her E! show Just Jillian—and about how it differs from The Biggest Loser, for which she’s best known.
An interview with Oscar-winning director Davis Guggenheim, whose film about Malala Yousafzai is airing on National Geographic Channel.
Two Face Off models, Matt Chris Wood and Isabelle Du, talk about what a typical day on the set of the Syfy reality competition is like.
An interview with Alex Gibney and Kahane Cooperman, the producers of Amazon’s first unscripted series, The New Yorker Presents.
The billionaire activist investor who went on Twitter rants about Shark Tank is back in the tank tonight, having learned a lot about the ABC reality show he once dismissed. Before going on the show, Sacca wrote a blog post about how his feelings shifted from thinking the show was “a dime-store version of my current job”—he… continue reading
An interview with Brain Games host Jason Silva, who talks about the show’s appeal—and changes this season, including hour-long episodes and international locations.
American Ninja Warrior co-host Matt Iseman talks about the new Esquire spin-off Team Ninja Warrior, and explains the surprising origin of his enthusiasm.
It was in a diner in New York City’s West Village that the Discovery Channel’s first true-crime, real-time reality series Killing Fields took form. Actually, it was multiple diners, and the people sitting across the table from each other were an Emmy-winning writer of Homicide: Life on the Street and an executive producer of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New Jersey.
After three seasons of investing in small businesses and taking control, The Profit star Marcus Lemonis needs help.
“I sat down with Jim, and I said, Look, Jim, I can’t continue to just make Profit episodes. They’re taxing on me emotionally, they’re taxing on me physically,” Marcus Lemonis told me yesterday afternoon, sitting on a couch in the lobby of a hotel.
Oscar-winning directors Davis Guggenheim and Alex Gibney, and Emmy-winning producer Kahane Cooperman, talk about sexism in documentary feature awards.
Mike Fleiss talks about The Bachelor and The Bachelorette’s attempt to diversify themselves, praises Ben Higgins, and responds to a question about UnREAL.