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History greenlights first reality competition series

History has greenlit its first reality competition series. Top Shot is a 10 episode series inspired by historical feats of sharp shooting in which contenders compete for a $100,000 prize package and the title of 'Top Shot.' In each episode competitors face team and elimination challenges inspired by real events in history, from Wild West shootouts to modern-day sniper missions. The channel is currently searching for competitors for the HD series, which will debut in 2010.
December 9, 2009

History has greenlit its first reality competition series. Top Shot is a 10 episode series inspired by historical feats of sharp shooting in which contenders compete for a $100,000 prize package and the title of ‘Top Shot.’ In each episode competitors face team and elimination challenges inspired by real events in history, from Wild West shootouts to modern-day sniper missions. The channel is currently searching for competitors for the HD series, which will debut in 2010.

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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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