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"Reality TV shows are degrading and should be banned."

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"Reality TV shows are degrading and should be banned." Discuss What is reality TV? Reality TV is something that goes on in our daily lives. There are a few different types of reality TV for example Observational programmes, the likes of Big Brother and Celebrity Love Island. There is another type, which is called semi-educational that include programmes that supposedly changes your lifestyle with programmes called, "What not to Wear" and "The Swan." Most years' 14,000 people apply to be on the show "Big Brother" or let's practically humiliate them on national TV. Maybe it's all about the fame and money I don't know. But would you like people watching your every move? ...read more.


They say that they take women who are 'stuck in a rut' and revitalize them by restoring them their beauty and confidence through incredible physical, mental and emotional transformations. The show consists of 18 contestants who are assigned a team of specialists who will then work together to design the perfect individually tailored regime. Anyone in the right mind would not go on a show like this. Not only are they publicly humiliating themselves but it would also give them no self-esteem. The stylists criticise their contestants so much it may hurt them and make them feel that beauty is the key in life! If the world suddenly revolves around beauty and style I don't know what is going to happen. ...read more.


Lastly in the makeover type programme "What not to Wear" the stylists make sure they stress to the viewers that your appearance is the most important thing. Sooner or later this is what the world is going to revolve around! This show may have a long term affect on the person as they make fun of their clothes and maybe what they thought was nice was awful. On the other hand some people think that this reality TV will build your confidence right the way up again when you feel comfortable and happy with what you are wearing. To conclude this I think reality TV us a waste of money, time and energy because it has its problems and not suitable for children to watch nor is it good TV. ...read more.

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