By definition, reality TV is essentially unscripted programming that doesn’t employ actors and focuses on footage of real events or situations. Reality shows also often use a host to run the show or a narrator to tell the story or set the stage of events that are about to unfold. Unlike scripted shows like sitcoms, dramas and newscasts, reality TV does not rely on writers and actors, and much of the show is run by producers and a team of editors. Because of this, it can be a very affordable programming option from a production standpoint — and it’s why networks are scrambling to add reality content in the wake of the Writers Guild of America strike.
#Bahamas40ATL was an awesome experience from a production standpoint. My DIRadioCast team and I executed content production that included photo journalism, Social Media updates, and press releases in addition to video production.