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America’s reality singing competitions forge onward despite cultural shifts

America’s reality singing competitions forge onward despite cultural shifts

Jason Grapenthin, Staff Writer April 25, 2021

It was June of 2002 when the experiment of televising a singing competition where viewers could determine the results was put to the test. Three months later, that experiment produced a multi-platinum...

Current Bachelor Matt James and host Chris Harrison in the recent season of The Bachelor which debuted in 2002.

Why are we still obsessed with ‘The Bachelor?’

Maria Barragan, Contributing Writer March 7, 2021

Between the cattiness, cliches and drama, “The Bachelor” has remained a staple in American television. The real question is, why are Americans still invested in the Bachelor despite many of its outdated...

Netflixs Too Hot to Handle.

REVIEW: ‘Too Hot To Handle’ comes in hot as Netflix’s new dating show

Chinyere Ibeh, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

Premiering in April amid social distancing and stay-at-home orders, “Too Hot To Handle” introduced itself as a dating show with a unique twist. The show follows a group of ten insanely attractive,...

JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Jimmy Kimmel Live airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EST and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. The guests for Monday, April 11, 2016 included Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Paul Rudd (Captain America: Civil War) and musical guest White Denim. (ABC/Randy Holmes)

REVIEW: Live TV shows losing impact during COVID-19

Kate Santillan, Contributing Writer April 25, 2020

With COVID-19 effectively shutting down the entertainment industry, television shows that are traditionally filmed in a studio have been forced to relocate to the hosts homes or end filming for the time...

The Reality of Reality TV

The Reality of Reality TV

Ella Lee, Focus Editor June 3, 2019

Since the airing of “An American Family,” the first-ever reality TV show, different shows have garnered headlines in tabloid papers and magazines nearly year-round in what many describe as a cultural...

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What’s fresh in reality tv

Lacey Latch , Arts & Life Editor March 5, 2018

Survivor "Survivor" has been a staple of the reality TV landscape for almost two decades. Season after season, the show reinvents itself with new gameplay advantages and setbacks as well as dynamic...

In this Jan. 2012 photo, former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, with stitches and a scar on his face, attends an NBA basketball game between the Dallas Mavericks and Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Bruce Jenner: Real reality

Christian Ianniello February 19, 2015

Growing up in Calabasas, California I was accustomed to seeing celebrities at some point of the day. For me, that was at my frozen yogurt job. In California, when you hear Calabasas the first celebrities...

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