NBC’s The Voice won its third consecutive Emmy for outstanding reality competition program, because the Television Academy doesn’t care about reality TV. At least, that’s my cynical takeaway. The award was presented by Lea Michele and Kumail Nanjiani and accepted by executive producer Audrey Morrissey, who said she accepted “on behalf of our Voice family.”… continue reading
The Television Academy awarded Emmys in the creative arts categories last night. Here are all the winners.
The Television Critics Association presented awards two one documentary filmmaker and two nonfiction series as part of its 33rd awards last night.
All nominees for reality TV, documentary, and nonfiction television Emmy awards, including reality host, reality TV casting, and technical awards.
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.
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.