Reality TV has produced some of the most famous and infamous celebrities in pop culture history, and the business of being famous, for being famous, is booming. But if you think being famous for being yourself is easy… you’re out of touch with reality. Brant knows this world intimately as he has created shows launching several reality TV stars, including special guests Heidi and Spencer Pratt.
In this episode Brant examines the price of reality TV fame and fortune with guests Jonathan Murray, arguably the most prolific reality TV producer in history, and reality TV’s most controversial couple, Spencer and Heidi Pratt.
Jonathan Murray: Reality TV pioneer, Chairman and Founder Bunim Murray Productions
Spencer and Heidi Pratt: Reality TV couple, infamous TV villains
Running Time: 1:24:18
1:06 – Being famous for being famous is no easy road
8:50 – Story Time: I don’t want to want to be famous
18:45 – Guest Jonathan Murray
36:20 – Guest Heidi and Spencer
1:18:20 – Why I’m Not… What did we learn?
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PRODUCER: Christian Bladt
Associate Producer: Molly Quinlan
ABOUT WHY I’M NOT:
“Why I’m Not…” hosted by documentary filmmaker and veteran television producer Brant Pinvidic is a light-hearted weekly podcast in which Brant explores topics that he doesn’t fully understand by interviewing the people who do.
In each episode, Brant explores one of the latest topics, fads, trends or addictions from all sides, and tries to remind you… before you judge it, try to understand it. Why I’m Not… originates from the state of the art studios at the AfterBuzz TV network and is sold by Podcast One.