The rumor that Jeff Probst removed himself from Emmy consideration, after his fourth consecutive win, is false, the Survivor host says.
The Television Critics Association just announced its nominees for the 2017 TCA Awards, and that includes the two nonfiction categories. The reality TV category has a mix of documentary (The Circus, The Keepers), docudrama (Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath), and competition (The Great British Baking Show, Shark Tank, and Survivor Game Changers). O.J.: Made… continue reading
The 2017 Emmy ballots are out, and here are all the reality show hosts and documentary/nonfiction/unscripted reality TV shows that are eligible.
Why do producers of reality shows obscure product labels and names, either with digital blurs or tape or some other process? There are several reasons.
Everything we learned about broadcast network plans for fall 2017 reality TV—and those plans are very similar to last year’s schedules.
A long overdue award has been added to the Emmys by the Television Academy: casting for reality shows and competition series.
ESPN’s five-part documentary series O.J.: Made in America won the Oscar for best documentary feature during the 89th Academy Awards.
Data from FX Network Research ranked all 1,267 primetime TV shows that aired in 2016. Here’s how some reality TV shows performed.
The Nonfiction Producers Association surveys producers about how much they enjoy working with cable networks. Here are the results.
I report on “The Life and Slimes of Marc Summers,” a play that’s also the life story of Double Dare’s host, who may soon be back on Nickelodeon—if people watch a special Wednesday night.
The Reality TV Awards are in their fourth year of recognizing reality TV stars and shows. Their producers explain how they work and respond to criticism.
My new story for the Los Angeles Times explores how fear is hurting reality television, preventing risk-taking and great ideas from making it to our TVs.
The Emmy for best reality competition program went to The Voice again. Mark Burnett—the target of joking criticism from Jimmy Kimmel—accepted and stumbled.
The winners of reality TV-related Emmy Awards will nearly all be ignored Sunday night, during the big telecast on ABC. It’s time to change that.
A full list of the Emmy-winning reality TV and nonfiction television show winners, who were announced during the Creative Arts Emmy awards.