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 fact TV strikes past the validated matters of political economic climate and cultural reviews to conceptualize television's evolving position within the modern period.

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

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