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Talking U.S. and UK formats with Nigel Lythgoe

The Guardian has a chat with television producer and director Nigel Lythgoe, the man responsible for UK Survivor, Popstars and So You Think You Can Dance. The reality competition creator who can be attributed to many current reality TV show trends talks about 'Nasty Nigel', the Muppets and British TV.
January 11, 2010

The Guardian has a chat with television producer and director Nigel Lythgoe, the man responsible for UK Survivor, Popstars and So You Think You Can Dance. The reality competition creator who can be attributed to many current reality TV show trends talks about ‘Nasty Nigel’, the Muppets and British TV.

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Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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