Reality television

Type : TV Genre
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...
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Popa Luminita and 2 more took the poll by Samira Kapoor
on Jul 25, 2014 , 11:54 pm
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Dr      Mandar Kalwari
Dr Mandar Kalwari and 3 more commented on the poll by Samira Kapoor
on Jul 25, 2014 , 09:03 pm
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Namo Fan and commented on the photo by Yash Dewan
on Jul 25, 2014 , 05:00 pm
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Bold and outspoken, Rosemary Fernandes is one of the most popular contendors in this seasons of Splitsvilla, at least the men think so. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Search more »
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Jayachandra Reddy
Jayachandra Reddy commented on the photo by Yash Dewan
on Jul 25, 2014 , 04:11 pm
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Vinay Agrawal
Vinay Agrawal commented on the discussion by Kanika Yadav
on Jul 25, 2014 , 03:50 pm
Kanika Yadav - 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 7' is a big FLOP!
I have never missed a single episode of dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa for last six seasons. But this year, in its seventh season, I was just so surprised to see how the show has become so boring. I really don't even feel like watching it more »
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Saquib Nisar
Saquib Nisar commented on the photo by Yash Dewan
on Jul 25, 2014 , 03:39 pm
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