Is reality TV a coherent genre? This book addresses this question by examining the characteristics, contexts and breadth of reality TV through a history of its programming trends. Paying attention to stylistic connections as well as key concepts, this study breaks reality television down into three main 'generations': the camcorder generation, the competition generation and the celebrity generation. Beginning with a consideration of the applicability of the term 'genre' for this televisual hybrid, the book takes a ...

Reality TV 2012, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9780748637232

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Reality TV 2012, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh

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