The Triumph of Reality TV

The Triumph of Reality TV

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This book provides an up-to-date account of how reality TV has developed, why it has become the most popular genre on television today, and how the explosion in reality TV signals new developments in American media culture.Applying the concept of transmedia storytelling to reality TV shows requires a few adjustments in the theory, since the programs are about actual people, rather than fictional worlds. Yet reality franchises can obviously be planned transmedia texts. ... in Keeping Up With the Kardashians, the show focuses on the Kardashians themselves, and the audience interest in each ... But because the women became more popular as characters themselves, spin-offs about them have had muchanbsp;...

Title:The Triumph of Reality TV
Author:Leigh H. Edwards
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2013-01


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