Tag Archive: reality tv

Jul 15 2010

Flipping Out Season 4

The great show Flipping Out is coming back for season 4 on August 10th. I am biased, of course, but you should really watch it. And I’m not the only one who says so! http://www.televisionaryblog.com/2010/07/its-great-day-at-jeff-lewis-office.html I had the chance to watch the Season Four opener of Flipping Out a few days ago and instantly fell …

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Mar 17 2010

Happy St. Patrick’s Day; South Park

It’s my favorite because green is my favorite color.  Today every article of clothing and accessory I have is green.  I feel good and ridiculous about that.  But I’m part Irish so I guess that’s probably the point. Haven’t updated in a while.  Moved last weekend.  Finished unpacking last night.  Need furniture.  The apartment is …

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Feb 01 2010

First Days

Always a lot of build up, and then the day is really nothing like the rest will be, of course.  Ease into it, figure things out.  Everything is deceptively straightforward and laid back.  Or rather, the problems you find aren’t problems you’re equipped to address, so you get to outsource them. I still wish I …

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Jan 25 2010

Mild Whining and Jeopardy

Next Monday I start my new gig as the Lead Assistant Editor on a reality show.  One that my mother loves and my boyfriend hates… so I guess that’s fair.  I will be making more money (yay!) but working 10 more hours a week (boo!).  That’s like more than an additional day of hours.  And …

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Dec 10 2009

Reality TV: People are Crazy

The thing about reality shows is that you’re working with people who have to be willing to be on TV.  And the thing about people who are willing to be on TV is that most of them are crazy. Today, there was sent an e-mail to a show that the producing team spent probably half …

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Oct 13 2009

A Day in the Life of a Reality TV Story Assistant

Get to work at 10 AM.  The Company Head Editor (CHE) comes to talk to the Story Producer (SP).  SP arrives a little late, usually. CHE (to SP): Your editor won’t be back for the rest of the show. Me: I can edit. CHE ignores me.  Continues talking to SP. CHE: So I’m going to …

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