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  1. Julie Chen on 'Big Brother': "Overt Racism in the House" is "Hardest for Me to Watch"

    9:50 am 6/22/2015

    "I remember thinking in that moment, 'forget 'Big Brother,' that silly little reality show. This is real life. This is life or death. .' And so many members of the military were like, 'can we talk to you about Big Brother?' In that moment, I thought, 'who's to judge?'"Read more

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  2. 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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  3. 'So You Think You Can Dance's' Nigel Lythgoe: Fathers Now Accept Sons Wanting to Be Dancers

    9:50 am 6/22/2015

    "I'm really proud that at a time when the arts are being so dismissed in education, that So You Think You Can Dance has been around for ten years."Read more

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  4. 'Duck Dynasty' Producer on Phil Robertson's Anti-Gay Comments: I Wanted to Speak Up (Video)

    8:30 am 6/10/2014

    "I know Phil Robertson. I know his beliefs," Deirdre Gurney, executive producer of A&E's breakout hit, said during The Hollywood Reporter Reality Roundtable. "I know how he treats a crew that has several gay people on it.”Read more

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  5. Reality Roundtable: Watch The Full, Uncensored Interview

    9:00 am 6/9/2014

    Jonathan Murray (The Real World), Carson Daly (The Voice), Brent Montgomery (Pawn Stars), Jeff Probst (Survivor), Deirdre Gurney (Duck Dynasty) and Tim Gunn (Project Runway) are our roundtable guests. Read more

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  6. Reality Roundtable: Jeff Probst, Tim Gunn, Carson Daly on 'Duck Dynasty' Furor, Pushing Contestants Too Far

    4:53 pm 6/6/2014

    Unscripted heavy hitters -- also including Deirdre Gurney, Brent Montgomery and Jonathan Murray -- dish on the strangest thing they never aired, the aftercare provided to eliminated contestants and their anguish over getting beaten by the tabloids (they're talking about you, Kardashians).Read more

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  7. 'Duck Dynasty' Executive Producer Deirdre Gurney Addresses the Anti-Gay Comments

    2:35 pm 6/5/2014

    From our reality roundtable discussion, Gurney talks about the network's stance on Phil Robertson's anti-gay comments in GQ magazine. Read more

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  8. THR's Must-Reads of the Week: 'Newsroom' Drama, Reality Roundtable, James Gandolfini

    5:00 am 6/22/2013

    A look back at the week that was in entertainment.Read more

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