Both HBO’s The Vow and Showtime’s Love Fraud take us along in real time, and we meet people who talk about how they were defrauded and/or dehumanized—by NXIVM and Richard Scott Smith, respectively.
A Review of Showtime’s The Fourth Estate, a look inside The New York Times that is often compelling reality television. But there’s also something missing.
Showtime will go behind the scenes with politicians and journalists in upcoming series.
Mark Halperin, one of the three stars of The Circus and one of its executive producers, has been dropped by Showtime from any future seasons of the political reality series after at least 12 women have described sexual harassment and assault by Halperin.
One of 2016’s best reality series, The Circus, is spinning off a feature-length documentary about Trump’s path to the presidency. It will premiere at Sundance and air on the network next month.
A review of Showtime’s The Circus, which follows Mark Halperin, John Heilemann, and Mark McKinnon on the campaign trail, and shows how the media makes news.
Saying that the 2016 presidential campaign is becoming a reality show doesn’t seem like news, it just seems like an obvious metaphor, and not just because that blowhard from The Apprentice is now a credible candidate. But starting in January, Showtime will actually turn the campaign into an actual reality series: a weekly, real-time documentary series following the …