The latest episode of Unscripted and Unprepared, a podcast from Main Event Media’s Jimmy Fox and presented by realscreen, is now available via iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher, and features Arthur Smith, CEO of Tinopolis-owned studio A. Smith & Co. Productions.
The conversation covers many of Smith’s influential shows that helped define the unscripted business, from Fox’s Paradise Hotel, Hell’s Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares and NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. Smith also discusses his roots in the television industry as head of CBC Sports at the Canadian pubcaster as a 28-year-old and what it was like to work for the legendary Dick Clark.
Unscripted and Unprepared began in late June 2016 and has featured interviews with Brent Montgomery, Jonathan Murray, Thom Beers, SmithDhen LLP’s Russell Smith, Ugly Brother Studios’ Mike Duffy, History’s Eli Lehrer, Mark Itkin, Asylum Entertainment’s Jonathan Koch, Propagate Content’s Ben Silverman, ID’s Jane Latman, Heather Olander, ITV America’s David Eilenberg, and Showtime’s Vinnie Malhotra, among many others.
Fox’s production credits include the Emmy-winning CNN series United Shades of America; CNBC’s Make Me a Millionaire Inventor; and Investigation Discovery’s Breaking Homicide and Is O.J. Innocent: The Missing Evidence.