TITLE

Reality auds just won't say no to faux

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Variety;5/12/2008, Vol. 410 Issue 13, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the increasingly staged nature of so-called "reality" television programs. Several instances have emerged where shows have strayed from their purportedly unscripted or authentic milieu. While filming a series about surviving harsh outdoor conditions, for instance, host Bear Grylls actually stayed in an expensive hotel. However, the author notes that audiences don't seemed to be discouraged.
ACCESSION #
32022309

 

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