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E! puts a twist on reality shows with ‘Reality Hell’

E! is set to launch a reality show with a twist on August 16. Reality Hell takes one unsuspecting person, makes them believe they're on a real reality show, and surrounds them with actors who are setting them up. The show comes from Peter M. Cohen, creator of the hidden camera show Hell Date, Todd Hurvitz, who served as producer on True Beauty and Punk'd, and Fred Belford.
August 4, 2009

E! is set to launch a reality show with a twist on August 16. Reality Hell takes one unsuspecting person, makes them believe they’re on a real reality show, and surrounds them with actors who are setting them up. The show comes from Peter M. Cohen, creator of the hidden camera show Hell Date, Todd Hurvitz, who served as producer on True Beauty and Punk’d, and Fred Belford.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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