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Real-life drama in reality TV

CNN tackles the topic of how reality TV producers handle the real-life drama that can take place in their stars' lives, as seen with Fantasia Barrino of VH1's Fantasia For Real.
August 30, 2010

CNN tackles the topic of how reality TV producers handle the real-life drama that can take place in their stars’ lives, as seen with Fantasia Barrino of VH1′s Fantasia For Real. Barrino was recently in the news for an overdose, and it remains to be seen how producers World of Wonder and VH1 will handle the situation.

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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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