48 episodes

Hosted by multi-time Emmy winning television producer Jimmy Fox, Realscreen Magazine presents Unscripted & Unprepared, a series of conversations with the most influential players in the unscripted television industry. The show provides an inside look behind how the biggest documentary, competition, game shows and good old fashioned "reality" shows are developed, sold and produced.

A little about your host: Jimmy is the Founder & President of Main Event Media, a production company within the All3Media global family. He is the executive producer and co-creator of CNN's Emmy winning series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, Peacock's Punky Brewster reboot, Investigation Discovery's Breaking Homicide and Amazon Prime's Inside Jokes. He has worked with the likes of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Bear Grylls, Martin Sheen, Nick Cannon, Jessica Simpson, Sofia Vergara, Dog the Bounty Hunter and the Mob Wives!

Unscripted and Unprepared: A Realscreen Podcast Realscreen Magazine

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    • 4.5 • 32 Ratings

Hosted by multi-time Emmy winning television producer Jimmy Fox, Realscreen Magazine presents Unscripted & Unprepared, a series of conversations with the most influential players in the unscripted television industry. The show provides an inside look behind how the biggest documentary, competition, game shows and good old fashioned "reality" shows are developed, sold and produced.

A little about your host: Jimmy is the Founder & President of Main Event Media, a production company within the All3Media global family. He is the executive producer and co-creator of CNN's Emmy winning series United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell, Peacock's Punky Brewster reboot, Investigation Discovery's Breaking Homicide and Amazon Prime's Inside Jokes. He has worked with the likes of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Bear Grylls, Martin Sheen, Nick Cannon, Jessica Simpson, Sofia Vergara, Dog the Bounty Hunter and the Mob Wives!

    Brian Tannenbaum, Head of Alternative Content, Roku

    Brian Tannenbaum, Head of Alternative Content, Roku

    Executive Brian Tannenbaum sits down with Jimmy to discuss the future of content for the Roku platform as well as his most memorable experiences during his tenures at both Lionsgate and Quibi.


     


    Twitter: @IamJimmyFox // @realscreen


    Instagram: @Jimmybfox // @realscreen

    • 48 min
    Liz Gateley, Spotify Studios

    Liz Gateley, Spotify Studios

    Throughout her career, Liz Gateley has found herself at the center of pop culture defining moments. Jimmy and her talk through the origin stories of Jersey Shore, Laguna Beach, The Hills, 16 and Pregnant, Ridiculousness, Surviving R. Kelly and a recent Academy Award win for Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You're a Girl).  Plus, Liz gives us a snapshot of content's future describing what she has learned in her time at Spotify Studios.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Alex Piper, Head of Unscripted, YouTube Originals

    Alex Piper, Head of Unscripted, YouTube Originals

    Two years ago, Alex Piper left his position at FOX and joined the YouTube Originals team. What has he learned in his time working for Google and how has it changed his view of the content creation landscape? In this engaging interview Alex revisits his career path starting out at a local news station in Philadelphia before getting his big break to work for NBC Sports. What was it like working for Jonathan Koch and Steve Michaels at Asylum? What was the key piece of advice he took away from the FOX experience that changed his career? It's all covered in this new episode!


    Twitter: @IamJimmyFox // @realscreen


    Instagram: @Jimmybfox // @ realscreen

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Rob Bagshaw, Producer & Former Nickelodeon EVP of Unscripted Content

    Rob Bagshaw, Producer & Former Nickelodeon EVP of Unscripted Content

    The many journeys of producer extraordinaire Rob Bagshaw are highlighted in a fun conversation with Jimmy. They discuss Rob's transition from longtime showrunner to network executive while overseeing unscripted content and live events for Nickelodeon. Rob shares his stories from running Project Runway All-Stars, working closely with Oprah and what it was like first coming to America and seeing a botox station in the FOX offices while waiting for his meeting with Mike Darnell.


    Twitter: @IamJimmyFox // @Realscreen


    Instagram: @Jimmybfox // @Realscreen


     

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Rod Aissa, NBCUniversal's EVP of Unscripted Content

    Rod Aissa, NBCUniversal's EVP of Unscripted Content

    From his days introducing the world to The Osbournes, Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica and Punk'd at MTV, to working for Ashton Kutcher, Oprah Winfrey and now NBCUniversal, Rod Aissa has had quite the journey in the reality TV business. He relives the most notable moments in a candid sit down with Jimmy.


    Twitter: @IamJimmyFox // @realscreen


    Instagram: @Jimmybfox // @realscreen

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Jayson Dinsmore - President, Unscripted - Fremantle North America

    Jayson Dinsmore - President, Unscripted - Fremantle North America

    Fremantle's Jayson Dinsmore stops by for a wide ranging discussion including nearly becoming a pastor, managing a near death experience on set as a young reality executive, how everyone in town passed on Dancing with the Stars and the current broadcast TV "age of the reboot" we find ourselves in.


    Twitter: @IamJimmyFox // @realscreen


    Instagram: @Jimmybfox // @realscreen

    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

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Absolutely Awesome

Jimmy is such a smart and entertaining host of this show. There is gold inside these episodes. Great Listen.
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