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Reality stars drive up cost of production

Reality TV was once seen as a cheap way to produce programming for networks, by casting unknowns and keeping production costs low.
July 28, 2010

Reality TV was once seen as a cheap way to produce programming for networks, by casting unknowns and keeping production costs low. In this New York Times piece, networks and reality producers expand on the growing costs associated with popular reality TV casts and how to keep the dollars in check.

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