In this episode of “NO SCRIPT, NO PROBLEM,” host STEVE BERKOWITZ and guest ERIN RYDER examine the rise of ghost hunting, monster chasing, mystery solving, and UFO searching in REALITY TV. Ryder – the former co-host of “DESTINATION TRUTH” – is a veteran of several paranormal shows and shares numerous tales of escaping death, breaking bones, getting … Continued
Welcome to NO SCRIPT, NO PROBLEM, the show that takes you behind the curtain of unscripted television like never before with insight from some of the best in the business of reality tv, documentary series, competition shows, social experiment, and game shows. Host STEVE BERKOWITZ is a 15-year veteran producer of unscripted TV with shows like Extreme Makeover … Continued
In this episode of “NO SCRIPT, NO PROBLEM,” host Steve Berkowitz examines the unscripted sub-genre of prank shows and hidden camera reality television with producer and developer Matt Mazzant, who discusses his days as a writer, producer and prankster on “Punk’d,” a game-changing show, originally on MTV that is being rebooted for Quibi next year. … Continued
In this episode of “NO SCRIPT, NO PROBLEM,” host Steve Berkowitz breaks down the dynamic and unpredictable landscape of selling unscripted TV shows today with one of the reality TV industry’s best developers and sellers, Madison Merritt, the Senior Vice President of Alternative Programming at eOne in the U-S. The two will talk about the keys … Continued
Steve Berkowitz has been producing, developing, writing and directing groundbreaking, dynamic and compelling unscripted television for 15 years, working with everyone from ABC to TLC to Nat Geo, Bravo, Netflix, YouTube, MTV, ESPN and Lifetime. He’s produced and developed projects across a wide variety of genres: from docu-series to renovation to competition reality, game shows, social experiment and dating. Prior to his work as a producer and development executive, Steve spent four and a half years cutting his teeth as a local sports anchor, reporter, and producer at stations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Tennessee. Basically, he’s done it all!
Steve is currently running post-production on an exciting gaming competition series for EA and recently finished up as SVP of Development at Maverick TV USA & IDTV USA, both All3Media companies. Previously, he served as executive producer and showrunner on YouTube’s sneaker design competition series, “The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge,” TLC’s hit family docu-soap, “OutDaughtered,” and Esquire’s youth football docu-series, “Friday Night Tykes.” He also produced Season 5 of Bravo’s acclaimed fashion docu-series, “The Rachel Zoe Project” and seasons 7 & 8 of ABC’s Emmy-nominated “Extreme Makeover Home Edition.”
Steve’s collaborations with talent are unmatched in the field, having interviewed, produced and worked with dozens of the biggest celebrities and athletes in the world, such as: James Harden, Damian Lillard, Jessica Alba, Ashley Graham, Shaquille O’Neal, 50 Cent, Anthony Anderson, Macklemore, Dennis Rodman, David Duchovny, Emma Roberts, Snoop Dogg, Fetty Wap, KISS, Dane Cook, Jewel, Jamie Chung, Eddie Huang, Ariel Winter, Christie Brinkley, Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coach John Beilein, Randy Couture, Goldberg, Rachel Zoe, Howie Mandel, Nick Cannon, Jerry Rice, Michael Irvin, Jim McMahon, Too Short, Jerome Bettis, and Bo Jackson!