I have to agree with you on this one. I find I can't stomach watching a lot of reality shows any more because the people really seem to rub me the wrong way for one reason or another. It bothers me that some of these people are called "stars" in the media because they're on reality television show. What a shame it is to compare them with the "stars" who worked hard to bring us movies and/or shows we love.
Stupidity, sex, and drama sell. If you look at almost any reality show you will see a perfect mix of the three. They cast for these type personalities because it gets them good ratings. Their success goes to show this is what people want to watch.
a lot of reality shows are edited heavily by the networks to show the stuff that will generate the most ratings. Unfortunately, a majority of viewers like seeing drama and stupidity on tv and don't always want to see people on tv leading "normal" everyday lives
Don't you miss all the prime-time sitcoms and drama shows from the 70's, 80's and 90's? What's up with this stinking reality TV show craze that started spinning outta' control right before the turn of the century? They...