Friday, February 24, 2017

L3 Popular culture: reality television ... and cookery programmes

It is fashionable to be unstintingly negatve about reality television, but do we know what we are talking about? What is the definition of reality television? Why do people like it?

This article from CNN défends reality TV: but what do you think?


There are several sub genres to reality TV (for example the competition show. My favourite is the historical reconstruction reality show. Here is a blog about these https://historicalrealitytv.wordpress.com/page/2/

Another extremely successful genre in UK television is the cookery show. Here is an article on the history of the UK cookery show.


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