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Reality Tv

  • Date Submitted: 03/14/2010 11:41 AM
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he current popularity of reality TV all over the world has made reality TV as one of the potent movers of real life drama, challenge and social conflicts in contemporary television entertainment. Reality TV symbolizes the social life of contemporary viewers. It brings out into open the true to life experiences of the participants and allows its viewers to relate or associate these experiences to their own lives, and perhaps serve as one of their inspirations. Reality TV brought about the social dilemma of modern society in interacting with regular people, with life's daily obstacles, and with realization of dreams of making it big in the quest for victory. As indicated by Cynthia Frisby (2004), in her article Getting Real with Reality TV,"Reality TV allows audiences to laugh, cry, and live vicariously through so-called everyday, ordinary people who have opportunities to experience things that, until the moment they are broadcast, most individuals only dream about."Though reality TV may be appealing to majority of its audience because of the strai
Not all are qualified to participate in reality TV. Reality TV shows have been tailored in different concepts and have been presented in different venues in order to represent and attract the diverse interests of its viewers. Inequality may be viewed as one of the reasons why reality TV has been such a hit among its audience. These participants encompass qualities that would eventually represent millions of its viewers. Reality TV has brought about several known conflicts in modern society with its various concepts. While some exhibits the existence of inequality among people of the society. Others utilize the manipulation of emotions in order to rake more of its viewer's inner desires. Its mass appeal are derived from viewer's interests concerning love, competition, risky challenges, quest for superiority and winning a huge amount of prize money. While popular reality TV show's format is not scripted, the total concept...


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