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- THE FACTUAL COMMISSION. // Televisual;Winter2004 Supplement, p19
Focuses on reality television programs in London, England. Opportunities for growth of the reality television business; Inspiration of ideas through slot-driven and commission-driven approaches; Development fund by the television broadcaster.
- THE EXECUTIVE SWEET. Kissell, Rick // Daily Variety;4/19/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 10, p6
Examines the reality TV programs in the U.S. Identification of the reality TV programs watched by American viewers; Age range of the program's viewers; Number of viewers who watched these programs.
- Has reality TV gone too far? Timms, Julia // NW;5/19/2003, Vol. 11 Issue 20, p26
Reports that reality television programs have become more extreme. Dangerous tactics of the television programs to attract audiences; Humiliating prank at the show 'Dude, That Sucks'; Controversy in the show 'Jackass.'
- Look out, it's the Aussie ladettes. // NW;2/23/2009, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p84
The article presents information on several reality television characters. Maria, an waitress is an interesting character. Hospitality worker Kristyn, has no self-confidence and she's somebody who just wants to be noticed. Stripper Nicole had a very difficult childhood and she doesn't trust anybody.
- On the Air. Rice, Lynette; Keck, William // Entertainment Weekly;4/4/2003, Issue 703, p90
Provides updates in television industry as of April 2003, including the reality show of singers and couple, Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson.
- Reality changes the rules. Adalian, Josef; Schneider, Michael // Variety;3/3/2003, Vol. 390 Issue 3, p35
Reports on trends in television broadcasting in the U.S. as of March 3, 2003. Popularity of reality television shows; Audience reception to scripted shows; Impact of the success of reality television shows on the industry. INSETS: UPDATE;KEEPING IT REAL.
- Nets Could Use a Reality Check. // Broadcasting & Cable;2/24/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 8, p56
Editorial. Focuses on the increased trend of television broadcasting networks in the U.S. to re-telecast reality shows that were successful in their first telecast. Reference to the market situation of the magazine 'Dateline'; Predictions about the condition of television broadcasting industry.
- THE NETHERLANDS. // Campaign (UK);3/11/2005 Supplement, p28
This article focuses on the media industry in the Netherlands. Despite the phenomenal success of various reality television programmes, newspapers, not television, are the most popular medium in the Netherlands. Television in the Netherlands has a unique approach to public broadcasting:...
- Back in love with reality. Fry, Andy // Marketing (00253650);7/21/2004, p42
Critics said reality TV would be no more than a flash in the pan, but innovative programme makers have consistently proved them wrong. When the TV program "Survivor," failed to set the ITV schedule alight, the naysayers predicted that reality was done for. Five's expensive flop program "Back to...