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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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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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