The Reality of Reality

The Reality of Reality brings 4 hours of television programming to Bravo that celebrates and examines the world of Reality television.

HOW REAL IS REAL?
Investigate the darker side of reality TV and the producers behind it. Watch as some of the best kept secrets in Hollywood become exposed with interviews from Ytossie Patterson, Sarah Kozer and Gervase Peterson. From basic fudging to re-creating footage all the way down to federal charges, Bravo investigates the stories that has Hollywood’s top brass wringing their hands.

BEHIND THE SCENES
An in-depth look inside the genre that has revolutionized television. Featuring interviews from some of Reality TV’s top producers, casting directors, editors and stunt producers including; Mark Burnett, Matt Kunitz, Arnold Shapiro, Jeff Probst, Allison Grodner, and Joe Rogan, you’ll learn the secrets behind some of Reality TV’s most popular shows.

AMERICA’S INSTANT IDOLS
Explore the Reality personality, ordinary people doing extraordinary things for the chance to become a star. Some of reality TV’s most memorable stars share their incredible stories, including Jerri Manthey, Dr. Will Kirby, M.D., Alex Michel, Eric Nies, Richard Hatch, Danny Bonaduce, Gladys Sanabria and Joel Klug. Find out what happens when reality celebrities hit minute 16 on the 15 minutes of fame ride.

EVERYTHING NEW IS OLD.
From Truth or Consequences to Survivor: is Reality really new? Examine the genesis of reality with moments from your favorite reality shows and interviews from Reality veterans and historians such as Bob Barker, John De Mol, Robert Thompson, Jonathan Murray, Gary Owens. This is the story of reality TV where everything new is old.

Credits

Executive Producers: Fenton Bailey & Randy Barbato
Supervising Producer: Gabriel Rotello
Producers: Seth Cohen, Lee Olson & Anthony Storm
4 X 60 minutes