I have a friend who signed up to audition for a show that she thought was "The Bachelorette", or something similar.I guess its standard practice to not give the actual name of the show, and just say, "We need good looking, energetic young women for blah blah blah." So she got called back, went through a few different interviews and a screen test.That’s a hefty helping of male member for anyone’s retinas, but compared to these shocking moments from the murkiest corners of British broadcasting history, When this one-off gameshow aired in June 2000, two million of us – then a record for Channel 5 – tuned in to watch a load of nudists competing in the buff on the same assault course that was used for kids’ TV show . Though it was criticised by culture secretary Chris Smith in the House of Commons, the Independent Television Commission (ITC) said it actually only received one complaint from a viewer, who apparently told them he “could do without Keith Chegwin prancing around”.Cheggers, bless him, has since called it “the worst career move I’ve made in my entire life”.has compiled a list of the most jaw-dropping reality TV shows we could find from around the world. The NRK TV network, which previously brought Norwegians minute-by-minute coverage of a crackling fire, a seven-hour train ride, and an even longer boat ride, recently aired a live program chronicling the creation of a sweater.Settle back into those couch cushions — this You Tube hole is going to be a deep one. It’s the latest in a phenomenon called "slow," in which very ordinary events are broadcast in real time.Contestants in a reality show set on a paradise island went off-script when an ugly cat fight broke out between them.Other participants had to separate the two girls taking part in a Russian TV show set in the Seychelles.
A lot of the “reality TV advice” that litters the internet was written by people who’ve never sold or made a show, or don’t understand how the unscripted television business works.You’ll find our production company, Joke Productions, listed as well.We’ve made over a hundred hours of unscripted television.You can read about our shows in Hollywood trades like Variety reporting on Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne or The Hollywood Reporter covering MTV’s Caged.Joke Fincioen and Biagio Messina are named as executive producers (that’s us).