Reality Shows for Older Guys

May 2011
Multichannel News;5/16/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p5
An interview with Tim Duffy, senior vice president of Spike TV, is presented. When asked what Spike wants to fulfill, Duffy states that they are aiming to broaden their base to a larger audience beyond 18 to 34 years old guys. He says that they are looking forward to hit the success of their highest rated shows including "Auction Hunters," "Repo Kings," and "Deadliest Warrior."


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