How will reality TV work now that reality feels unreal?

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Shows have been doing remote production, and for many of them that works. But for how long?
Kris Jenner, left, her daughter Kim Kardashian and bocce ball instructor Jackie Savitt film an episode of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" in 2008.
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Reality show puts firing power in the hands of employees

May 24, 2013
"Does Someone Have To Go?" is a new reality show on the Fox network. It allows office mates the authority to fire their co-workers in an attempt to repair the workplace environment. A cruel concept or a smart way to weed out unproductive employees?

Poll: Yes, someone has to go! Which TV character would you fire?

May 24, 2013
We all have a workplace nuisance. Take out your frustration by firing one of these fictional characters who exhibit bad office behavior.
It's your chance to be the boss. Who would you fire?

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Is reality TV running out of steam?

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Apr 22, 2013
Today Dutch group Mars One is set to announce details about its plan to fund a human colony on Mars -- by turning the process into a reality TV show. Is the once fast-growing, profitable reality TV machine -- here on Earth -- sputtering?

ABC's newest ratings pitch: Celebrities on a high dive!

Mar 19, 2013
"Dancing with the Stars" meets the diving board. The new reality show "Splash" tries to grab viewers with a lineup of C-list celebrities. We look at the show, but also at the reality TV equation: There’s not a whole lot to lose on these shows. They’re cheap to produce and if they hit, they can be worth a fortune.

Where do these crazy reality shows come from?

Nov 30, 2012
Almost any kind of job can become the basis of a reality show, television producers say. Competitively growing beards. Grooming possums.