Reality Producer Announces Plan For a Hip Rival to `American Idol’

Mark Burnett, who said he believed that he was burned by executives from the Fox network, has a plan on how to get even. He intends to challenge Fox right in its stronghold, its top-rated “American Idol” show.

Gephardt’s daughter to make reality TV run for president

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Gephardt is jumping into the presidential race — the reality television series version.
Chrissy Gephardt, daughter of former presidential candidate Dick Gephardt of Missouri, is one of 12 faux candidates vying to be the last one standing in Showtime’s “American Candidate,” a program based on the reality TV phenomenon of CBS’ “Survivor.”

TBS now casting for “The Real Gilligan’s Island”

Casting Call Set for TBS’s New Reality Series
Boston, Tampa, and Los Angeles
Boarding has begun for TBS’s new reality series THE REAL GILLIGAN’S ISLAND as the network hosts open casting calls in various regions of the country. Producers will travel to six different locations over the next month to find real-life people who fit the […]

Spike TV’S Hit Series ‘Joe Schmo’ Returns With All New ‘Faux’ Reality Fun Spoofing Popular Relationship Shows

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire/ — Spike TV’s hit series returns in hilarious form with “Joe Schmo 2,” premiering Tuesday, June 15 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT). Season one introduced American audiences to the next wave of reality programming, the “faux-reality” series where only one contestant was real. “Joe Schmo 2″ not only features a “Joe Schmo,” […]

New Political ‘Reality TV’ Show to Launch Campaign on Tuesday in Downtown Seattle

The upcoming Showtime political reality television show will do it’s first filming in Seattle on Tuesday where Northwest native Lisa Witter will kick-off her campaign by holding a rally. She was given the assignment with 32 hours to plan and $100 to spend. Lisa beat out thousands of initial applicants and make it this far.
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