Reality

Here’s What Top Industry Execs Think About the Future of Video

 

‘The Voice’ Finalist and YouTube Star Christina Grimmie Murdered After Concert

Orlando police believe a deranged fan may have been behind the brazen murder of rising music star Christina Grimmie who was a finalist on NBC's The Voice in the spring of 2014.

Here Are the Top Reality TV Shows in Every State

This year, Bravo extended its Real Housewives franchise to Dallas and Potomac, Md., and according to Google Trends data it may know where to take the show's 10th installment: New Orleans or maybe even Baton Rouge. This is just one of many bits of data that CableTV.com found after analyzing Google Trends data to figure out a state-by-state look at the top reality TV shows.

It’s ‘Boom Time’ for Podcast Advertising. Ira Glass Just Hopes the Bubble Doesn’t Burst

Ira Glass, the radio host who became a podcast pioneer who became a movie producer, says the past few years have been a boon for podcast advertising. In fact, he said, the podcast for his hit show, This American Life, now makes more money through advertising than the actual radio show does. 

10 TV Shows You Probably Forgot Debuted Right After the Super Bowl

The long-term effect of airing a "special episode" of an established show in the plum Super Bowl lead-out position has waned in recent years.

How the Creator of Jersey Shore Ended Up Working for CNBC

If Mark Burnett is the king of reality TV, then SallyAnn Salsano is certainly its queen.

Whether It’s Online or IRL, Bar Rescue’s Jon Taffer Is All About Authenticity

Specs Age 60 Claim to fame Host of Spike TV's Bar Rescue (new episodes begin Sunday, June 21); president of Nightclub & Bar Media Group and Taffer Media Base Las Vegas

MTV Wants to Make Millennials Scream

If MTV wanted to make it clear that it was the network for millennials, it did so with aplomb during its 2015 upfront presentation at New York's Beacon Theater Tuesday night. Featuring its top hosts and a concert by pop singer Jessie J, the network showcased what it would have to offer through the lens of the youth themselves.

How the Reality TV King Created 11 Popular Shows and Counting

As of a couple of weeks ago, Mark Burnett's schedule for the week of May 11 was still surprisingly unfilled. "It's funny, but I haven't been invited to an upfront yet," says the prolific producer, looking ahead to the culmination of upfront season when the broadcast networks finally unveil their fall schedules. "Maybe we'll just stay home!"

A Filmmaker Gets an Opportunity of a Lifetime

In 2005, Wieden + Kennedy provided a fresh start for Sarah Gertrude Shapiro after she literally fled her reality TV job on The Bachelor—and Hollywood.