TITLE

REALITY TELEVISION

AUTHOR(S)
Eckerling, Debra L.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Script (10922016);Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explores the core environment and fundamental elements of a reality television show and looks at how screenwriters adopt to the demands of the show's footages and schedules. It features several screenwriters who made a breakthrough in reality shows like Vernetta Jenkins-Collins who worked on "Big Brother," Meet My Folks," and "Mo'Nique's Fat Chance." The article also explores the approach and attitudes of screenwriters in terms of crafting episodes and casting sessions, and cites comments from reality expert DMA about writing in reality television shows.
ACCESSION #
31180119

 

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