Your Man Friday’s Ideas: Theme Real Time TV
Most reality TV isn’t. It’s staged. But surely a lot of its appeal is that it is –at least allegedly—presented in real time. And in real time there is no absolute certainty of what is going to happen. Live TV is largely a thing of the past, and we’ve lost the pleasure of sometimes watching the unplanned happen: e.g., the blooper when the actor falls out of character and bursts out laughing. The huge appeal of even the strangest forms of live TV is demonstrated by these three incredibly popular examples.
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