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Is reality TV everything we think it is? The answer to that question is no. These days were are bombarded by reality TV. It lives on every station and each show more unique and tantalizing than the next. However, what you see and what you think you see isn’t always what you get. These days the idea of reality in TV is false. There is more than a little bit of planning that goes into everything you see.
First off there are plenty of reality TV shows that are scripted these days. Episodes are written out for the viewing public. They have an arc just like the season so that there is enough drama to keep you watching. When celebrities get their own show they plan out events and things to be carried out during the show. There is nothing left to chance in this reality.
Additionally, these actors aren’t just hand picked but they are actually paid to be on the show. Everything you think you see about being poor or broke is often a half truth. These actors are compensated because the more time they have on their hands the more trouble they can get into.
Also, the exits, entrances and fights are often staged. They know that people like to see things handled in a more theatrical or dramatic way. This means using their heads and finding ways to restage what just happened. TV isn’t reality and there are a lot of reasons why they do what they do. Next time you are watching pay attention and you might see the production value in your favorite fake reality show.