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  1. LL Cool J On 'Lip Sync Battle' Contestants: "You Can't Lose"

    4:30 am 6/13/2016

    "I just want [our contestants] to play and have a good time and give fans around the world, people around the world, an opportunity to them in a different light, in a way they've never seen them before."Read more

  2. Jane Lynch Reveals What Makes a Dream Reality TV Contestant, Compares Trump to a Playground "Bully"

    4:30 am 6/13/2016

    "The people who aren't celebrities, it helps if they're not starstruck or drunk," said Lynch of 'Hollywood Game Night' contestants. Read more

  3. '500 Questions' Producer Mike Darnell Talks Casting for Reality Shows

    4:30 am 6/13/2016

    "There's a difference between and host, and a judge, and someone on a reality show."Read more

  4. Guy Fieri Talks "Mastery" of Television Chefs Who Have "The Goods" When It's Time to Cook

    4:30 am 6/13/2016

    "Anybody that's in an artist field, you have to be great at what you do in order to become great at anything else," The 'Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives' host told THR during their Reality Emmy Roundtable.Read more

  5. Reality TV Roundtable: Mark Cuban, LL Cool J and More Reveal Contestant Psych Tests, Talk Kids' Shows and Trash Trump

    5:50 pm 6/9/2016

    Six top unscripted players — also including Mike Darnell, Jane Lynch, Guy Fieri and Nick Cannon — unleash on lazy reboots, what scares them most about making these shows (hint: A-list celebrities) and the rise of reality TV star turned presidential candidate Donald Trump: "It's the thing where people feel like, 'He's just like me, I know him, I've seen him on TV, he speaks my language.'"Read more

  6. Watch THR's Reality Roundtable With Mark Burnett, Julie Chen, Nigel Lythgoe and More

    7:30 am 9/14/2015

    Mark Burnett ('The Voice', 'Survivor', 'Shark Tank'), Julie Chen ('Big Brother'), Cat Deeley ('So You Think You Can Dance'), Nigel Lythgoe ('So You Think You Can Dance'), Bertram van Munster ('The Amazing Race'), and Craig Piligian ('The Ultimate Fighter') join up for The Hollywood Reporter's reality roundtable.Read more

  7. Watch THR's Full, Uncensored Reality Roundtable With Mark Burnett, Julie Chen, Nigel Lythgoe and More

    7:55 am 9/13/2015

    THR's Emmy season roundtables air on SundanceTV and stream at THR.com. The shows air Sunday at 8 a.m. PT on channel 557 on DirecTV, 126 on Dish nationwide, and at 11 a.m. ET/PT on cable (channel 625 on TWC in L.A., 94 in NYC).Read more

  8. Cat Deeley on 'So You Think You Can Dance': "It Can Change People's Lives"

    11:30 am 6/25/2015

    The host of the Fox series praises reality TV for offering "people an opportunity to springboard to something else, no matter what you do."Read more

  9. 'So You Think You Can Dance's' Nigel Lythgoe: "We've Got a Lot of American Fathers Now Accepting the Fact That Their Sons Want to Be Dancers"

    9:30 am 6/25/2015

    "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 10 years."Read more

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