Producers behind hit Reality-TV shows reveal their secret tricks
Outrageous, dramatic, instructional, and even touching reality shows have grown into a huge business in the past two decades. According to National Geographic Channel's numbers, there were 350 new primetime unscripted series on cable television last year. Clearly, interest in reality TV isn't going anywhere, but critics of the genre are quick to dismiss these hit shows by calling them "scripted" or "fake." "I've never worked on a scripted reality series.