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Putting up walls around a subdivision for reality TV

A new Mike Fleiss production for CBS is putting a neighborhood in Atlanta behind a massive wall. With the working title of Block Party, the concept is that eight families will be trapped in their own homes for about three weeks, blocked by the wall and if they leave, they will give up the chance to win an unspecified large cash prize.
June 18, 2009

A new Mike Fleiss production for CBS is putting a neighborhood in Atlanta behind a massive wall. With the working title of Block Party, the concept is that eight families will be trapped in their own homes for about three weeks, blocked by the wall and if they leave, they will give up the chance to win an unspecified large cash prize.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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