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For more than a decade singing competitions have filled primetime slots on TV. With the promise of lucrative record contracts, fame and millions of adoring fans, year after year people continue to line up for days and audition in front of professionals.
She’s blonde, considered cute and has way more attitude than any other girls her age. The lime-light is being stolen by 6-year-old Alana Thompson. better known as “Honey Boo Boo.”
When reality television shows began in the 1940s with Allen Funt’s “Candid Camera,” the standard was to entertain the public with unscripted, humorous situations.
Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a reality television junkie. Some people might argue that reality TV destroys the name of television and scripted sitcoms and dramas. But I’ve got to admit, it’s a guilty pleasure I’m addicted to. And next week is reality TV heaven week for me.
Never before in my avid television watching have I experienced the kind of elation that I did watching the final episode of “Amazing Race” Wednesday night.
I know, I know. Another column about reality television is not exactly what you want to read. But this is different.
Here’s a question: Am I the only organism on the planet that doesn’t “get” reality TV? Now, I know what you’re probably thinking: “Geez, what a loser!” Well, now that we’ve firmly established that, how about you let me explain my position?
The series that transforms self-proclaimed ugly ducklings into plasticated beauty queens is returning for a second season. Just when it looked like reality television couldn’t get any worse, “The Swan” is back on Fox.
I’ll admit that while I was working on a lot of homework, I flipped on the TV and watched NBC’S “Average Joe,” one of the countless cheesy reality shows.