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Craig Piligian to Lead Lionsgate TV Unscripted Division (Exclusive)

The reality veteran has inked a new agreement with the company and will continue to serve as CEO and chair of Pilgrim Media Group in addition to taking on the newly created role of president of Lionsgate nonfiction TV.

Pilgrim, 343 Industries Developing ‘Halo’ E-Sports Series

The reality competition series will feature the game 'Halo 5: Guardians.'

‘Kocktails With Khloe’ Gets Additional Order at FYI

The weekly talk show sees Kardashian welcome a wide variety of guests, ranging from her famous sisters to Snoop Dogg.

Craig Piligian’s Pilgrim Studios Launches Digital Division, 1620 Media

The streaming platform launches with six original series, including 'Inside the Extras Studio' with Barry Bostwick.

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

THR's Emmy season roundtables air on SundanceTV and stream at 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).

Khloe Kardashian to Host Primetime Talk Show

'Kocktails With Khloe' will launch on FYI later this year.

‘The Ultimate Fighter’s’ Craig Piligian: “It Is the Most Violent Show on TV”

"I go to every fight. I go to every single fight on 'Ultimate Fighter.' It's a serious business. It's an absolute serious business."

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

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.

Reality Power: The Declining Clout of the Broadcast Unscripted Chief

Big gambles (and big failures) have led to more turnover in the executive ranks, leaving posts vacant for months on end: "It isn't a thankless job; it's a tough job. … You've really got to knock it out of the park every single time."

Craig Piligian’s Pilgrim Studios Adapting William Sebold Book for TV, Film

Peter Duffy's "Double Agent" gets optioned for film and TV

‘Ghost Hunters’ Producer on Eight-Year Legal War: ‘Finally, Someone Said, “Enough”‘

Craig Piligian and Syfy win a nasty case in the growing area of reality TV idea theft.