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Reality T.V.

In anticipation of upcoming writers' and actors' strikes, Hollywood studios are shooting more and more "reality" shows. NPR's Mandalit Delbarco reports on the advantages of "reality TV" -- they are non-union, don't use actors or "writers" in the traditional sense, and like Survivor, have the potential to be very profitable.

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