NoCoast Originals http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis' 'Trash' Makes National Television Debut http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-trash-makes-national-television-debut <p>Like many cities in the Midwest, St. Louis' factory and warehousing industries have declined since their prominence in the early to mid-twentieth century.&nbsp; Calling St. Louis a "Rust Belt boneyard," entrepreneurs from South City's Cherokee Street are featured in a new locally produced reality cable show, "Salvage City," where they turn so-called junk into a goldmine.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 23:31:12 +0000 Camille Phillips & Alex Heuer 32371 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis' 'Trash' Makes National Television Debut Why Are So Many Reality Television Shows Based In St. Louis? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/why-are-so-many-reality-television-shows-based-st-louis <p>Resale Royalty. Welcome to Sweetie Pies. Funeral Boss. Salvage City. If you are a fan of reality-based TV, these shows may be familiar to you.</p><p>All of them take place in St. Louis. And all of them were produced by St. Louis-based television production companies Coolfire Originals and NoCoast Originals, who often work in partnership to create what they call &quot;unscripted&quot; shows.</p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 21:37:32 +0000 Camille Phillips & Alex Heuer 30476 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Why Are So Many Reality Television Shows Based In St. Louis?