Reality TV Trade Organizations Merge, Form NPACT

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The two largest trade organizations representing reality television producers have merged. The new outfit, called NPACT, merges the Nonfiction Producers Association with PactUS, and represents 99 production companies, showrunners, and allied services companies. Saying it will act as "the voice for the non-fiction creative community," NPACT will not, however, serve as the companies' collective bargaining representative – something that is sorely needed in the last bastion…