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What are the disadvantages and advantages of reality shows?

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Asked by ankit shivam, 20 Sep '12 11:51 am
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People seem to be drawn to reality shows because it shows people like themselves caught in real life situations and emoting without any pretence. It may be a kind of voyeurism but the audience identifies with the participants of these shows and feels it is also a part of the action.

But these shows have generated a lot of criticism. The public voting system is not seen as a very authentic way to gauge true talent. People have also questioned some of the antics of the participants and the judges. In some cases where children were the contestants the comments of the judges were seen as harsh and humiliating.

One young girl even landed in hospital. Whether we like it or not reality shows are here to stay. Some of them are pure mindless entertainment but some have helped find gold among the dross too.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 20 Sep '12 11:57 am

 
  
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Advantages for watching reality TV shows are that teenagers get god enjoyment out of it, disadvantages may be that they are a bad influence on the audience
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Advantages:-
1. Giving chance to everyone(public forum)
2. A major boost in self confidence
3. Something new,not same old prepared program(non-monotonous)

Disadvantages:-
1. Extreme profit motive
2. Emotional drawback
audience and participants tend to forget that it's a media show end of the day
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 20 Sep '12 03:26 pm

 
  
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Advantages shows Example - Satyamev Jayate
Disadvantages shows Example - Big Boss
Answered by bindas, 22 Sep '12 12:24 pm

 
  
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Advantages-people can know celebrity at closest distance....
disadvantages-people can know in and outs of their celebrity closely.....
Answered by vijay, 20 Sep '12 01:02 pm

 
  
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More than advantages, such shows bring in rifts in well-cultured families and cause erosion of moral, ethical and core values among the youth also as the most disadvantage part....!
Answered by Dil Se, 20 Sep '12 12:09 pm

 
  
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They are certainly creating platform for the upcming talents........is the advantage......but due that exaggerated platform many kidds are havn dreams of becming either dancer or singer.............is i think the biggest dis advantage..........:-)
Answered by Bhuvana, 20 Sep '12 11:59 am

 
  
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Advantages :
brings real talent out
gives scope for competetiveness and better performance
we get to enjoy shows like dance , music , comedy etc.
gives a chance to new participants
Something new,not same old prepared program(non-monotonous)

disadvantages :
children and adults get hooked. studies barbaad and paisa
extreme profit motive by organisers and sometimes the shows are rigged ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 20 Sep '12 11:57 am

 
  
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Agree with Sanjeev's answer.
Answered by Life, 20 Sep '12 11:56 am

 
  
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Advantages - NIL
Disadvantages - spread deceptive ideas among the youth to swarm in to a world of fantasy and face the disappointment....( News had come regarding committing of suicide by some participant being harassed disappointed and abused in certain reality shows)
Answered by Pradipta pati, 20 Sep '12 11:54 am

 
  
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Advantages for watching reality TV shows are that teenagers get god enjoyment out of it, disadvantages may be that they are a bad influence on the audience
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Advantages:-
1. Giving chance to everyone(public forum)
2. A major boost in self confidence
3. Something new,not same old prepared program(non-monotonous)

Disadvantages:-
1. Extreme profit motive
2. Emotional drawback
audience and participants tend to forget that it's a media show end of the day :)
Answered by sanjeev, 20 Sep '12 11:53 am

 
  
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