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Shark Tank, Deadliest Catch, Jane Lynch win Emmys

The Creative Arts Emmys were awarded last night, and awards for best reality series went to Deadliest Catch and Shark Tank, while Jane Lynch was best reality TV host for Hollywood Game Night. The outstanding reality competition program award will be presented next Monday during the prime-time telecast. This was the first Emmy win for ABC’s Shark Tank after two nominations; Deadliest Catch won before, …

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Cornelia Marie out of Deadliest Catch, all crab boats affected by government shutdown

The government shutdown has affected the people who fish for Alaska red king crab, and are featured on the Discovery Channel series Deadliest Catch, who are supposed to start fishing Oct. 15 but will not be able to because furloughed workers set the required quotas. Meanwhile, the venerable Cornelia Marie will not be featured on …

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Deadliest Catch trailer: “people think we’re out there taking risks for fucking cameras: that’s bullshit”

Discovery’s great documentary series Deadliest Catch returns for its ninth season April 16, and the network has released a long preview/trailer for the season that summarizes what happens on the show–and what makes the show so compelling. In it, Wizard captain Keith Colburn sums up its authenticity, which is a large part of its appeal, …

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Bafta adds a new reality TV category

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts, which awards Baftas, the UK’s version of Emmys, has added a new category for “reality and constructed factual” shows. The awards already have categories for”best factualy series” and “single documentary,” and one that includes variety, quiz, and game shows, in which The X Factor has won. In …

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