Research Paper On Reality Tv Shows
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Reality TV/Why We Watch
A 5 page research paper that discusses the appeal of reality TV. Three dating shows are profiled, ElimiDATE, Next and Flavor of Love. The writer argues these shows are, first of all, gossip carried to a new level, but also a means for viewers to make social comparisons that assess the courtship norms of society. Also, the writer argues that the norm portrayed by such programming is not working as the rules for dating in contemporary society are both muddled and too intense. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Anxiety Disorders on Television
Reality shows actually started on radio. Candid Camera was the first one on television. This genre exploded in the early days of television to the present. There are numerous so-called 'reality' shows on TV, some more real than others. This essay asks the question, are the many shows that emphasize anxiety disorders ethical? and does it make a difference if celebrities are in the cast? There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.
Deciphering TV Programming
This 10 page paper discusses the TV show “Samantha Who?,” its lead-in and the show the follows it, and its competition to find answers to why networks put programs where they do. It also discusses ways to increase the show’s audience. Bibliography lists 6 sources