For a reality TV show producer, nothing makes good television quite like filming people as they get high, drunk or sometimes even both.
On the eighth season of MTV's the Real World, for example, roommate Ruthie not only drank herself into unconsciousness on the season premiere, but later drove home from a bar drunk. Eventually, a producer gave her an ultimatum: go to rehab or go home.
On A&E's "Intervention," the camera captures addicts as they overindulge and eventually deconstruct. Vices...Full Story