Reality Television Essay

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  • The Reality Of Reality Television

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    What is it about these reality shows such as: Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Bad Girls Club, and The Real Housewives that we cannot stop watching? After watching reality shows like this, it leaves people craving the next episode of the next week. Reality television producers are exploiting people by giving the public a “sense” of reality but not the real version of it, but rather exploit people and use stereotypes to make money for entertainment. The specific points of this argument is: the excessive

  • Reality TV Is A Main Media In Reality Television

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    Television is a main media in today's society, the majority of people in America watch television. There are so many different genres of television, you can watch so many different things. The focus will be on reality television. Reality TV has become pretty big to watch, there's different genres of reality TV under the television genre reality TV. You can make many different subcategories under reality television, their are many, but they all can be mainly put into seven subcategories: documentary/

  • The Reality Of Reality Television

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    The reality show phenomenon Have you ever wondered what attracts millions of Americans each week to watch this cultural phenomenon know as reality television? It first started in 1948 when Allen Funt created a TV series called Candid Camera, this is the first known reality television show series. “Reality television episodes have increased up to 57% of all television shows that can be found on your TV guides” (Shocking). Big Brother was one of the first successful and most viewed reality television

  • The Reality Of Reality Television

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    Against Reality TV For close to a decade, the ethics behind the existence of reality TV have been questioned. While there are ardent viewers of reality TV, researchers and other scholars disapprove them, and claim that the world would have been in a better place. Reality TV shows, especially in America, are extremely profitable to media owners, and this has increased their popularity in the recent years. The main target audience for these shows are teenagers and women, who spend a lot of time discussing

  • The Reality of Reality Television

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    The Reality of Reality Television Jacqueline Knudsen ENG122: English Composition II Jenna Fussell February 2, 2013 The Reality of Reality Television Have you ever set there watching your favorite reality television show and wondered what effects it could have on you, your family or your friends? Truth is most people do not think about the effects television shows can have before watching them or allowing their children to watch them. This

  • The Reality Of Reality Television

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    Behind the Reality of Reality TV There are many different opinions when the subject of reality television is discussed. Although reality television shows are thought to be negative they really are just mindless entertainment. Many can argue that these shows are misleading and disturbing. On the other side of this, people merely use these shows for entertainment and allow people to forget about stress in their lives. The cause of these different opinions is a result of different age, gender, religion

  • The Reality Of Reality Television

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    Reality TV is defined as "television programs in which real people are continuously filmed, designed to be entertaining rather than informative."(Dictionary) As we all know, in today 's world we are presented with numerous Reality TV Show such as Keeping up With the Kardashians, Basket wives and The Real Housewives of Miami. These shows give a false message to their viewers of what is reality and what is purely entertainment. Many reality programs create an artificial environment for the show that

  • The Reality Of Reality Television

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    This paper will attempt to describe the television genre, Reality TV; in terms of its historical, sociopolitical and industrial context of its time as well as its meaning and significance from the year 2000 onward. It will also discuss how the genre of Reality TV establishes its media practices in terms of production and consumption. The “reality” in Reality television can best be understood as a social construction, one that uses purportedly unscripted dramatic or humorous situations featuring

  • The Reality Of Reality Television

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    We see content on television every day either to see the news, watch a movie, series or any program we would like to watch. Television give us a different and visually perfect way of entertainment. Reality television is a genre of television which seems to be unscripted showing actions of “real life”. The viewer sees the reality shows for entertainment but neither the pressure, competitiveness nor loneliness that lives in imagines. To be real -time and people- admiration from viewers, thinking that

  • The Reality Of Reality Television

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    Reality television has several sub-genres such as talent contests, reality news, makeover shows, and even some law enforcement programs. However, the genres that portray women in the most negative way followed by an enormous amount of stereotypes are dating shows and documentary or lifestyle series. Reality shows have grew to be one of the most exciting and successful forms of TV program today with many networks that provide different series of jaw-dropping “reality”. The different styles and format