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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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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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