Better Living through Reality TV: Television and by Laurie Ouellette,James Hay

By Laurie Ouellette,James Hay

Combining state of the art theories of tradition and govt with programming examples—including Todd TV, Survivor, and American IdolBetter dwelling via truth TV strikes past the tested matters of political economic system and cultural experiences to conceptualize television's evolving position within the modern period.

  • A significant textbook at the effect of fact and way of life tv on today’s programming, and on broader social, cultural and political trends
  • Draws on a number examples from The Apprentice and American Idol to Extreme Makeover and Wife Swap
  • Argues that truth tv teaches audience to observe, encourage, increase, rework and defend themselves within the identify of freedom, company, and private responsibility

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