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Emmy Insider: Vote for the Best Reality Show

In the lead up to the Emmys, we’re talking to actors and actresses, showrunners and reality show hosts and producers to get the true stories of what goes on behind the scenes. On CLOSE UP WITH THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER, you’ll get the scoop on what makes good reality TV from insiders like Julie Chen (Big Brother), Mark Burnett (Survivor, Shark Tank, The Voice), Nigel Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance), Craig Piligian (The Ultimate Fighter), Bertram Van Munster (The Amazing Race) and Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance). But before all that, we want to hear from you—which competition reality series gets your Emmy vote?

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