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May242016

The 75th Peabody Awards

Shiri Appleby picked up the perfect dress for her red carpet appearance at the 75th annual Peabody Awards. The actress cut a striking figure in a lace dress as she arrived to accept an award on behalf of her show “UnREAL”.

“UnREAL” is the winner of a 2016 Peabody Award. The Peabody Awards are is bestowed by the University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. The ceremony took place at Cipriani Wall Street on Saturday evening (May 21) in New York City.

The 75th Annual Peabody Awards
The 75th Annual Peabody Awards

Shiri Appleby, show co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro and co-star Constance Zimmer.

The 75th Annual Peabody Awards

Show executive producer Marti Noxon, Shiri Appleby and co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro.

Show executive producer Marti Noxon, Shiri Appleby and co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro.

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Keegan-Michael Key, Constance Zimmer and Shiri Appleby.

Shiri Appleby at  The 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street on May 20, 2016 in New York City.

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Shiri was joined at the event by series creator Marti Noxen, co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro and her co-stars Constance Zimmer, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, as well as B.J. Britt.

“UnREAL” returns to Lifetime on June 6.

Apr202016

UnREAL Is Coming To “Vulture Festival”

On May 21-22, 2016 Vulture.com, New York Magazine’s culture and entertainment site will host the 3rd annual Vulture Festival. The festival features the best of today’s television, music, film, and more.

The initial lineup for the 2016 Vulture Festival was announced on Monday, April 18th and among its events is a conversation with Lifetime’s UnREAL co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro. The cast members Shiri Appleby, Constance Zimmer, B.J. Britt, Craig Bierko, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Josh Kelly and Executive Producer Carol Barbee are also in attandence.

Find out more about the panel below and check the links for more information.

UnREAL: AFTER THE FINAL ELIMINATION

Vulture editor Gazelle Emami in conversation with Lifetime’s UnREAL co-creator Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, cast members Shiri Appleby, Constance Zimmer, B.J. Britt, Craig Bierko, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Josh Kelly and Executive Producer Carol Barbee. Milk Studios (450 West 15th Street). Tickets $30 (includes an hour in the Vulture Lounge with complimentary drinks following the event).

Read More: UnREAL: AFTER THE FINAL ELIMINATION

Tickets go on sale today!

Apr172016

UnREAL – Shiri Appleby Directs

UnREAL‬’s episode 6 of the 2nd season is titled “Casualty” and will be directed by Shiri Appleby. She announced the great news with a photo of the script on Instagram and wrote “It’s happening!! I’m directing my first episode of television. Prep officially starts Monday ‪#‎dreamscomingtrue‬ ‪#‎thankyoulifetime‬”

Congratulations Shiri. We can’t wait to see this special episode!

Shiri received her first director credit, when she worked on the webseries “Dating Rules For My Future Self” (Season 2 Episode 6, The Last Shrimp) in 2012 which she also produced. Later she reunited with her “Roswell” co-star Colin Hanks and directed a sketch for Yahoo’s weekly comedy series “Sketchy”. The sketch is titled “Got the Check?” and was written by Alison Becker and Brandon Johnson.

Now, the cameras are rolling with Shiri Appleby starring as Rachel as well as sitting on the director’s chair.

Make sure to binge watch “UnREAL” if you haven’t done so already or just enjoy the show again before the Lifetime show is back on June 6th with brand new episodes.

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Emergency fire department visit #unrealtv #directing #ilovemyjobs

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Feb142016

UnREAL Season 1 on DVD now!

Bad people make good DVDs.

The first season of Lifetimes’ new scripted series UnREAL was released on DVD (plus Digital HD) on January 26, 2016 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. You can order UnREAL Season 1 (DVD + Digitial) for only $19.99 on Amazon.com.

The Lifetime drama is a fictitious look at the production of a dating reality show called Everlasting, and it stars Shiri Appleby as producer Rachel Goldberg.

In addition to the show’s ten episodes, the 2-disc sets includes “Over 25 minutes of bonus features never before seen on TV!”

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES
• Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes:
• “Are the Actresses Like Their Characters?”
• “Constance Zimmer Talks Quinn and Chet’s Relationship”
• “Faith’s Journey”
• “How the Contestants Are Manipulated”
• “Producing the Girls”
• “Quinn and Rachel Make a Dynamic Duo”
• “Quinn-tessentials”
• “Quinn-tessentials, Vol. 2”
• Rachel Goldberg, Superproducer”
• “Shiri Appleby and Ashley Scott Tell Mary’s Story”
• “Who is Rachel’s Prince Charming?”
• “Who’s Who on Set”

Order your DVD set here and re-watch all episodes until UnREAL returns with all-new episodes to Lifetime in June.