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DIY shows: how a genre has gone from some of the best reality TV and a place to learn about good saws and other tools, to a showcase of unrealistic projects that are anything but DIY and a brand marketing tool

Sunday , 15, January 2017 Comments Off on DIY shows: how a genre has gone from some of the best reality TV and a place to learn about good saws and other tools, to a showcase of unrealistic projects that are anything but DIY and a brand marketing tool

DIY shows were the hallmark of reality TV for years, providing a nice, comforting alternative to the kinds of high-stakes game shows and prize shows which were fun to watch, but which didn’t feel attainable or relevant to a good chunk of viewers. DIY shows focused on real things we could all achieve, whether it […]

Latest reality shows:

Saturday , 14, January 2017 Comments Off on Latest reality shows:

What to watch this season:   First on our must-see list right now is a new Netflix reality series: Chasing Cameron   Like a lot of reality shows, we’re not suggesting this as anything like an edifying moral drama, or a glimpse into an unappreciated genius. It’s fascinating because it’s a show that chronicles the […]

Our all-time favorite reality shows

Thursday , 12, January 2017 Comments Off on Our all-time favorite reality shows

Today, we’re paying tribute to three titans of the reality genre, shows that completely changed the landscape and forced us to reevaluate what reality TV could be and could do. Without further ado, we present our mega list of three shows that are absolute classics of the reality canon!   American Idol: Begun by Simon […]

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