Reality Tv Facts

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Text Preview MTV first broadcast The Real World. The first television show that was considered reality TV similar to what we know today was An American Family, which aired on PBS in 1971It was in 2002 when CBS's blockbuster hit called Survivor finally gave reality tv a name.

The first reality tv show that has aired is An American Family. It aired in 1971 on PBS. The MTV first reality broadcast was The Real World which aired in 1992. The producers of The Real World have stated that their inspiration was An American Family. Some types of reality TV shows are more popular and accrue more ratings than fiction based or scripted television programs. By age 18, the average American child sees 200,000 violent acts on TV By age 18, children witnesses almost 20,000 murders on TV — most by handguns WHY WE WATCH THESE SHOWS

We like to be entertained. We like excitement. We like to see handsome men and sexy women. We like to safetly experience the experiences of other people. We like to be drawn into fantasy worlds that we will probably never be able to experience first hand Reality television is the most popular genre of television in America the type of reality show that seems to get most of America’s attention is reality dating shows. Each week millions of viewers tune in to their favorite reality dating shows to see what drama and fights occur, who has the better chance of winning, and who will be eliminated the show “The Bachelor” came out and changed reality television history. Each week the audience got to know each contestant more and more and became more...
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