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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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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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