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  1. Mark Burnett, MGM Team on Reality TV Pilot 'Destination Detour'

    7:06 am 7/15/2015

    The show will feature three couples who start out on a dream vacation, only to face a massive detour.Read more

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  2. TBS Reality Series to Offer Winner a Gig as CNN Weatherman

    12:17 pm 6/25/2015

    Produced by Funny or Die and Mark Burnett, 'America's Next Weatherman' will debut in August.Read more

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  3. Mark Burnett Pursuing Vladimir Putin as Next Reality TV Star

    7:00 am 6/24/2015

    The superproducer behind 'Sarah Palin’s Alaska' wants to create "a series of shows from the eyes of leaders of nations." Following Putin? Fidel Castro.Read more

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  4. Mark Burnett on Producing 'Survivor': "We Always Treat It Like ... a Military Operation"

    9:30 am 6/23/2015

    "Things do slip through the cracks. The question is: Are you all a bunch of grown-ups who can deal with legality or morality and merge the two and make a very quick decision?"Read more

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  5. Mark Burnett, Julie Chen, Nigel Lythgoe and Reality A-List on Racist Contestants, Caitlyn Jenner and the Wrath of Leslie Moonves

    10:00 am 6/22/2015

    In THR's roundtable, six top reality TV talents — also including Cat Deeley, Bertram van Munster and Craig Piligian — open up about how they've coped with national tragedies during filming, the craziest moments that didn't make it to air, the Duggar family controversy and their unpredictable contestants: "You have to sit back and let these things happen. They are often their own worst enemies," says Chen.Read more

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  6. Mark Burnett on Producing 'Survivor': "We Always Treat it Like an Army, a Military Operation"

    9:50 am 6/22/2015

    "Things do slip through the cracks. The question is are you all a bunch of grown-ups who can deal with legality or morality and merge the two and make a very quick decision."Read more

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  7. Mark Burnett Used 12 Razors in a Lufthansa Bathroom to Shave His Beard

    12:30 pm 6/13/2015

    The reality uber-producer had a "mad moment" on a plane where he got rid of his 'Duck Dynasty'-style beard during an overseas flight (and used 12 disposable razors in the process.)Read more

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  8. 'Survivor: Worlds Apart' Winner Reveals Plans for $1M Prize; Burning Finale Questions Answered

    7:46 am 5/21/2015

    Plus, executive producer Mark Burnett shares details about Season 31.Read more

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  9. New Wave of Game Shows Hit TV as Reality Looks to the Post-'Idol' Landscape

    5:00 am 5/20/2015

    Summer tests a crop of competition shows, starting with Mike Darnell and Mark Burnett collaboration '500 Questions.'Read more

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