The Reality TV Handbook (Paperback)

By John Saade, Joe Borgenicht, John Saade &. Joe Borgenic

Quirk Books, 9781594740039, 191pp.

Publication Date: July 4, 2004



Outplay, Outsmart, Outdo
For everyone who wants to be as cunning as Richard Hatch, as lucky in love as Trista Rehn, or as adored as Kelly Clarkson, "The Reality TV Handbook "is the ultimate insider's guide to the essential skills you need to triumph over the challenges, hardships, and drama the producers throw your way.
Learn How To:
Audition like an idol
Eliminate your enemies
Interpret a bachelor or bachelorette's body language
Manipulate your competitors
Cook in the wild
Get help from the crew
And dozens of other Strategy Skills, Survival Skills, Romance Skills, and Challenge Skills, along with guidance for Getting on a Show in the first place. Numerous insider tips reveal the secrets of producers, crew members, casting agents, and more, so you ll know what really goes on behind the scenes. With step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow diagrams and illustrations, "The Reality TV Handbook "features everything you need to find your 15 minutes of fame.

About the Author

As a reality executive at ABC, John Saade developed and oversaw production on "The Bachelor, The Mole, Extreme Makeover, Making the Band, "and "Houston Medical. "He is currently developing a number of reality shows and specials. He lives in Los Angeles with his family. Joe Borgenict is a writer/prodcuer and avid reality connoisseur. In between episodes of the latest shows, Joe has co-written "The Action Hero s Handbook, The Action Heroine s Handbook, The Baby Owner s Manual, "and "Undercover Golf. "He continues to create his own reality in Salt Lake City, with his wife and son."