Reality television is a genre of television programming that presents purportedly unscripted dramatic or humorous situations, documents actual events, and usually features ordinary people instead of professional actors, sometimes in a contest or other situation where a prize is awarded. Reality television began in 1948 with Alan Funt's TV series Candid Camera. The genre exploded as a phenomenon around 1999–2000 with the success of such television series as Big Brother and Survivor. Programs in the reality television genre are commonly called reality shows and often are produced in a television series. Documentaries, television news and sports television are usually not classified as reality shows. The genre covers a wide range of television programming formats, from game show or quiz shows which resemble the frantic, Japanese variety shows produced in Japan in the 1980s and 1990s (such as Gaki no tsukai), to surveillance- or voyeurism-focused productions such as Big Brother. The most...
Last week’s Bigg Boss edition certainly brought back some beautiful memories. The entire week was a reminiscence of love and romance, and while I was tightly tucked in my bed watching two beautiful adults shower love for each other on national television, I couldn’t help but wonder, ‘Is it all for real?’ Probably the entire country by now understands that there is something cooking between Gauhar Khan and Kushal Tandon. The infamous ‘love affair’ that blossomed while on a more »
I was literally shocked to see the way Salman Khan reacted in Bigg Boss 7 episode . He clearly was biased towards Tanisha and kept blaming Kushal. Also, the way he spoke to Gauhar and Pratyusha was just not acceptable. If Salman was giving lecture to Kushal on how to behave with women, then I think he should first learn it himself. I think Salman has lost it and he is just playing blame game with Bigg Boss inmates except Tanisha. He should stop hosting Bigg Boss now. Do you really think he more »