Reality TV http://wunc.org en Local Filmmaker Takes Over Reality TV http://wunc.org/post/local-filmmaker-takes-over-reality-tv <p>Bill Hayes is the founder of <a href="http://www.figure8films.tv/site/">Figure 8 Films</a>, a Carrboro production company which created hits like "Jon &amp; Kate Plus 8," "Nineteen Kids and Counting," and "Sister Wives."</p><p>Hayes grew up on a chicken, tobacco and dairy farm in the quiet town of Mt. Airy, North Carolina. When colleagues and friends told him he was crazy for starting a production company in North Carolina, he said, "why not?" Bill Hayes joins host Frank Stasio to discuss his success as a documentarian, producer and director. Mon, 22 Apr 2013 19:28:32 +0000 Frank Stasio, Alex Granados & Christina Blyde 14109 at http://wunc.org Local Filmmaker Takes Over Reality TV