Perhaps ’13 is the year of the unscripted. Nets like CNN, TBS, TNT, USA and Participant TV, to be launched this summer, are upping the unscripted/non-fiction content in their schedules, execs told the RealScreen Summit audience Wed. The strategy might be particularly important for CNN as it explores outside traditional TV news: The net is going from 0 unscripted to “X” number of shows this year, said Vinnie Malhotra, svp, development & acquisitions, CNN Worldwide. More on the balance between scripted and unscripted programming for CNN, USA and other networks.
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