Reality television

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Suit filed over copter crash during reality shoot

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mother of a man killed when a helicopter crashed during a reality television shoot is suing the aircraft’s operators and producers behind the show. Darren Rydstrom was one of three […]

05/30/2013

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Restaurant learns online reviews can make or break

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet. An Arizona restaurateur, fed up after years of negative online reviews and an embarrassing appearance on a reality television show, allegedly […]

05/22/2013

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CNBC tries reality TV after business hours

NEW YORK (AP) – Buzz-worthy reality shows are often a ticket to riches for cable networks, even when the shows seem to have little to do with the network’s reason for being. So why shouldn’t CNBC get in on the action?

03/04/2013

Suzy Unger

Suzy Unger on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks Suzy Unger, who is one of the pioneers of reality TV and has been a dealmaker in the biggest media market in the world. During her twenty-seven years in the business, she has had the unfailing instinct to discover great talent including Rosie O’Donnell, Kathie Griffin, Matt Lauer, D.L. Hughley, and Ryan Seacrest. She also has the legendary ability to sell anything and to develop projects for her clients.

02/21/2013

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3 dead in copter crash on Calif. reality TV set

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three people were killed Sunday in a pre-dawn helicopter crash in a rural area of northern Los Angeles County while filming for a new reality TV show for the Discovery Channel.

02/11/2013

Not all reality TV shows are bad (audio)

Reality television takes a a lot of flak, with studies and parenting experts pointing the finger at the likes of MTV’s “Jersey Shore,” E!’s “Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” and Bravo’s “Real Housewives” franchise for […]

10/26/2012

Court: Judge erred in tossing Smith case verdicts

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An appellate court said a trial judge erred in dismissing conspiracy convictions against Anna Nicole Smith’s psychiatrist and manager, a ruling that defense attorneys said could send the case in different […]

10/19/2012

PSY finds his success with 'Gangnam Style' unreal (video)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – South Korean rapper PSY finds his success with “Gangnam Style” so unreal that he wonders if he’s being tricked into believing it – like Jim Carrey in “The Truman Show.” […]

09/26/2012

Snooki law would let NJ towns regulate reality TV

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – A New Jersey lawmaker wants towns to have a say in the filming of reality TV shows within their boundaries before a Situation develops. Ocean County Republican Assemblyman Ronald Dancer […]

09/24/2012

Relationships in Reality (audio)

Actress and model Shannon Tweed-Simmons will be on a panel at the California Women’s Conference titled, “Relationships in Reality.” The wife of KISS bandmember Gene Simmons joined KFWB’s Penny Griego and Phil Hulett to talk […]

09/24/2012

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