CBS has committed to diversifying its reality show casts: they’ll cast 50 percent BIPOC starting next year. But their promises about the people who actually cast and make reality TV are less specific.
Phil Keoghan says the competition will “celebrate America’s hard working people who keep this country running.”
“CBS has opted to ignore its rampant discrimination issues and lack of inclusion,” a former CBS executive says. Is that reflected in its reality TV?
Moonves continued to play an active role in CBS’ reality TV shows, including approving final casts of shows such as Big Brother and Survivor; he also previously defended Big Brother’s bigotry and bad behavior.
The new CBS true-crime series doesn’t have murder, but it does have surprising crimes told in a new way. An interview with its producers about how it was made, plus a review of the first episode.
This is the second summer CBS reality series produced by Mark Burnett that sounds like an NBC show.
How do you encourage people to watch a completely unnecessary game show based on a time-wasting app that many of us deleted years ago? Cast “fan favorites” from your two biggest reality shows, of course! That’s what CBS is doing… continue reading
CBS is changing its leadership, and its entertainment president, Glenn Geller, a vocal fan of reality TV including Survivor and Big Brother, is leaving.
CBS has ordered a new one-hour game show based on Candy Crush, the addictive game on which people swap candies to make matches and waste time.
A review of CBS’ now two-part, four-hour The Case Of: JonBenét Ramsey, which tries very very hard as it presents old and new evidence about her murder.
Will Walk the Line be the next Amazing Race or Survivor for CBS? Details about the new reality format the network has acquired.
The finale dates for Survivor and The Amazing Race, plus when CBS will air the three Price is Right specials, themed to those two shows and Big Brother.
Three prime-time Price is Right specials will combine three of CBS’ most valuable unscripted assets together as Survivor, Big Brother, and The Amazing Race cast members compete with fans. All three hosts—Jeff Probst, Julie Chen, and Phil Keoghan—will appear. In its announcement, CBS revealed very few details, but said… continue reading
In his first moments addressing the media for the first time at a Television Critics Association press tour, CBS’ new president of entertainment, Glenn Geller, made his commitment to reality television very clear.
CBS’ new entertainment president, Glenn Geller, is a fan of reality television—and not just CBS’ marquee shows—who wants to find the network a new reality hit. Geller replaces longtime executive Nina Tassler, who announced her exit yesterday and who previously… continue reading