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  1. Reality TV's Format Forecast? "A Shocking Amount of S—"

    2:16 pm PST 01/19/2016
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    Reality TV is dead. Long live reality TV. READ MORE

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  2. NATPE Honors 'The Jinx,' 'Billy on the Street'

    11:00 am PST 01/19/2016
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    The second annual Reality Breakthrough Awards pick five series — and snub broadcast. READ MORE

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  3. 'Jersey Shore' Creator Fires Shots at Reality Community

    10:44 am PST 01/19/2016
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    "I have networks calling me and saying, 'Can I steal one of your showrunners?' No, how about you hire a f—ing company that can make a show?" READ MORE

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  4. Scripted Players Split on "Peak TV" and Streaming Deals, Bemoan Broadcast

    8:05 am PST 01/19/2016
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    At a NATPE panel, a handful of execs weigh in on TV's current hot-button issue: "The market is going to take care of the saturation." READ MORE

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  5. NATPE: Lionsgate, New Regency Launch TV Joint Venture

    6:40 am PST 01/19/2016
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    The two companies have inked a global production and distribution pact, which includes partnering to create premium scripted TV series. READ MORE

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  6. NATPE Chief Talks "Peak TV," Convergence and a Very Crowded 2016 Market

    11:30 am PST 01/18/2016
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    "The world 'digital' almost seems like an overused, tired bucket for virtually every sector of the business." READ MORE

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  7. NATPE Announces Breakthrough Awards Nominees, Sets More 2016 Plans

    10:32 am PST 12/02/2015
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    The January market firms up programming, including an emphasis on scripted with showrunners such as Howard Gordon, Ilene Chaiken and Sarah Treem. READ MORE

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  8. NATPE/Content First Names JP Bommel Managing Director and COO

    10:00 am PDT 08/07/2015
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    Bommel was previously vice president of business development for Reed Midem. READ MORE

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  9. NATPE: As Syndie Product Pipeline Goes Dry, Stations Do It Themselves

    6:00 am PST 01/23/2015
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    The lack of new shows and stars has led to a re-invention of NATPE and big changes in the local TV, cable and syndication businesses. READ MORE

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  10. Donald Sutherland on Producing, Writing for 'Pirate's Passage'

    3:28 pm PST 01/22/2015
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    His starring role in the animated family film about a boy who meets a legendary pirate is his passion project. READ MORE

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  11. Eva Longoria Talks NBC's 'Telenovela,' Diversity on TV

    11:41 am PST 01/22/2015
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    The former “Desperate Housewives” star, producer as well as star of “Telenovela,” says the character she plays closely resembles her in real life. READ MORE

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  12. NATPE Toppers Over the Top About the 2015 Market and Conference

    10:47 am PST 01/22/2015
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    CEO Rod Perth said it has become the place to attend because every segment of the business is now represented READ MORE

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  13. Jay Leno Accepts Brandon Tartikoff Honor: "I Am So Grateful to Him”

    7:40 pm PST 01/21/2015
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    He is honored at NATPE along with Linda Bell Blue, Jonathan Murray, Ted Sarandos, Adriana Cisneros and Gustavo Cisneros. READ MORE

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  14. Jay Leno Speaks Candidly About Bill Cosby and Hannibal Buress

    1:06 pm PST 01/21/2015
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    "I don't know why it's so hard to believe women," Leno said of Cosby. "You go to Saudi Arabia, you need two women to testify against a man. Here you need 25." READ MORE

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  15. Station Group Makes Big Deal for Investigative Series

    1:58 am PST 01/21/2015
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    'Corrupt Crimes' from Bellum and Sinclair is launching without the participation of any of the big network broadcasters. READ MORE

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  16. Consumers TV-Viewing Habits Detailed In New Study

    3:53 pm PST 01/20/2015
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    The latest research from NATPE and CES finds that people think there is more to watch and are likely to be influenced by recommendations as well as word of mouth READ MORE

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  17. 'Shark Tank,' 'Naked and Afraid' Among First NATPE Reality Award Winners

    11:49 am PST 01/20/2015
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    The other winning programs were 'Hollywood Game Night,' 'Chrisley Knows Best' and 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.' READ MORE

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  18. Norman Lear's Keynote Complaint: Nobody Wants His Show Idea About Senior Citizens

    9:15 am PST 01/20/2015
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    The legendary 93-year-old producer laments that the networks focus too much on the adults 18-49 demographic. READ MORE

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  19. FremantleMedia Takes International Sales on AOL’s Long-Form Series 'Connected'

    6:27 am PST 01/20/2015
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    The New York-set show is adapted from an Israeli series. READ MORE

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  20. Overstock.com Taking On Amazon With VOD, Streaming Services

    5:25 am PST 01/20/2015
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    The online retailer plans to allow customers to purchase movies and TV content over the Internet. READ MORE

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