According to reality industry workers in Variety, the show is better when the job is grueling. However some of us disagree and think crew safety is much more important than audience pleasure.
This week in Reality Bits, production continues on Bachelor in Paradise and Bravo continues their attempts at pandering to a male audience with Southern Charm.
Will alleged misconduct by Bachelor in Paradise contest DeMario Jackson push the Reality TV production industry to develop a standard of ethics? Nope, probably not.
Apologies to (any) readers of this blog for my absence. I have been a tad mesmerized watching the Giant Orange Cheeto taking a shit on the US Constitution (this is honestly the simplest summary of the past three months I can come up with). As I have indicated, before I have THOUGHTS about the role […]
Abby Lee Miller is out, Cash Me Outside is unfortunately in, and UK reality show Eden forgets about participants.
Bravo has long been the repository for programming for women between the ages of 18 and 45. The trouble is, as Reality continues to plummet ratings-wise, the only area of growth seems to be men’s programming.
It’s been almost 30 years since the inception of Reality TV and in all that time the industry , including the Nonfiction Producers Association, has failed to develop standard industry practices that can be used to train people to create better content.
In mocking The Apprentice, Donald Trump is actually injuring a show that one would think he has a vested interest in seeing succeed.
As 2016 drags to a close, it continues to provide more reasons to not read any news (real or fake) or scroll through social media.
The Reality TV metaphor works here: give us enough footage and we can tell any story that we want. Even if you are completely innocent, the tools Edward Snowden disclosed can be used against you.