Unscripted and Unprepared with A. Smith & Co.’s Arthur Smith

Arthur Smith CEO of A. Smith and Co.

The latest episode of Unscripted and Unprepared, a podcast from Main Event Media’s Jimmy Fox and presented by realscreen, is now available via iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher, and features Arthur Smith, CEO of Tinopolis-owned studio A. Smith & Co. Productions.

The conversation covers many of Smith’s influential shows that helped define the unscripted business, from Fox’s Paradise HotelHell’s KitchenKitchen Nightmares and NBC’s American Ninja Warrior. Smith also discusses his roots in the television industry as head of CBC Sports at the Canadian pubcaster as a 28-year-old and what it was like to work for the legendary Dick Clark.

Unscripted and Unprepared began in late June 2016 and has featured interviews with Brent MontgomeryJonathan MurrayThom Beers, SmithDhen LLP’s Russell Smith, Ugly Brother Studios’ Mike Duffy, History’s Eli LehrerMark Itkin, Asylum Entertainment’s Jonathan Koch, Propagate Content’s Ben Silverman, ID’s Jane LatmanHeather Olander, ITV America’s David Eilenberg, and Showtime’s Vinnie Malhotra, among many others.

Fox’s production credits include the Emmy-winning CNN series United Shades of America; CNBC’s Make Me a Millionaire Inventor; and Investigation Discovery’s Breaking Homicide and Is O.J. Innocent: The Missing Evidence.

With Main Event Media, credits include Spike’s true-crime series It Was Him: The Many Murders of Ed Edwards, as well as the unscripted comedy, Hollywood Darlings for POP.