Unreal (stylized as UnREAL) is an American drama television series that premiered on Lifetime on June 1, 2015. It stars Shiri Appleby as a young reality television producer pushed by her unscrupulous boss (Constance Zimmer) to swallow her integrity and do anything it takes to drum up salacious show content. The show was created by Marti Noxon and Sarah Gertrude Shapiro, and was inspired by Shapiro's award-winning independent short film Sequin Raze.
Unreal has received critical acclaim, and was picked up for a second season in July 2015. The second season premiered on June 6, 2016. On June 2, 2016, the series was renewed for a third season ahead of the season 2 premiere. In May 2017, Lifetime announced that the premiere of Season 3 would be delayed and will likely air in early 2018. On July 28, 2017, it was announced that Unreal has been renewed for a 4th season.