Reality TV | Reality Television

Reality TV | Reality Television

Description
Description

Reality TV is a genre of television programming that documents unscripted real-life situations, often featuring unknown individuals rather than professional actors. These shows come in various formats, including competitions ("Survivor," "The Great British Bake Off"), self-improvement/makeover ("Queer Eye"), social experiments ("Big Brother"), and documentary-style series following celebrities or specific professions ("Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Deadliest Catch").

The importance of reality TV lies in its ability to reflect, and sometimes amplify, aspects of society and human behavior. It offers viewers a glimpse into different lifestyles, cultures, and professions, often creating a platform for diverse voices and stories. Reality TV can challenge viewers' perceptions, provoke discussions, and sometimes even inspire changes in attitudes or social action. Additionally, it provides accessible entertainment and has a significant impact on popular culture, influencing trends, language, and social dynamics.

History
History

Reality TV's roots can be traced back to earlier television shows that featured unscripted performances, but it truly began to take shape in the 1990s. Early examples like "The Real World" paved the way by documenting the lives of everyday people. This genre gained massive popularity with shows like "Survivor" and "Big Brother," which combined elements of competition and social interaction in unscripted formats.

The early 2000s saw a surge in various sub-genres of reality TV, including talent contests like "American Idol," celebrity-focused shows like "The Osbournes," and lifestyle makeovers like "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy." Over the years, reality TV has diversified, covering a wide range of themes and formats, becoming a staple of contemporary television programming with a significant impact on popular culture.

Cultural Impact
Cultural Impact

Currently, Reality TV remains a significant part of the entertainment landscape, influencing popular culture and social trends. Shows like "RuPaul's Drag Race" and "MasterChef" not only entertain but also celebrate diversity and talent. Reality TV often acts as a mirror to society, highlighting real-life issues and scenarios, sometimes sparking important conversations. With the rise of streaming platforms, there's an increase in the variety and accessibility of reality shows, catering to a wide array of interests and audiences.

Going forward, Reality TV is likely to continue evolving, perhaps focusing more on authenticity and meaningful content, offering viewers a blend of entertainment, education, and cultural reflection, while also adapting to changing viewer preferences and societal trends.

Common Questions
Common Questions
Why do people like reality tv?

People like reality tv because it portrays normal people in weird and unexpected situations that don’t typically happen in everyday life. People also naturally like to intrude on the personal lives of others and see their private moments. People are also entertained and intrigued by the lives and ideas of others.

How does reality tv work?

Reality tv is unscripted programming that doesn’t feature actors and focuses on depicting real events and situations. Reality tv does not rely on writers and actors and the show is run by producers and editors. Consequently, reality tv is more affordable to produce than sitcoms, dramas, or newscasts.

How much do reality tv stars get paid?

The amount that reality tv stars get paid varies on the show as some may earn millions while others barely make any money. The larger the reality tv show the more a reality tv star gets paid. Most reality tv stars earn a couple of thousand dollars per episode they are featured in.

Pop Culture

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Bear Grylls
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Bear Grylls
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Caitlyn Jenner
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Caitlyn Jenner
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June 6, 1961
Carole Baskin
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Carole Baskin
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Dog the Bounty Hunter
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Dog the Bounty Hunter
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Donald Trump
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Donald Trump
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Gordon Ramsay
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Gordon Ramsay
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November 4, 1961
Jeff Probst
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Jeff Probst
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March 14, 1963
Joe Exotic
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Joe Exotic
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Kanye West
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Kanye West
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Kendall Jenner
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Kendall Jenner
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Khloé Kardashian
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Khloé Kardashian
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Kim Kardashian
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Kim Kardashian
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Kourtney Kardashian
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Kourtney Kardashian
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Kris Jenner
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Kris Jenner
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Kylie Jenner
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Kylie Jenner
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February 17, 1981
Paris Hilton
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Paris Hilton
Pauly D
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Pauly D
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Snooki
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Snooki
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Snooki
Caitlyn Jenner
Height comparison diagram of Caitlyn Jenner compared to Kris Jenner and Kylie Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner is an American media personality, socialite, and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete, who was considered by many as the “World’s Greatest Athlete”. Caitlyn Jenner has also established a successful career within television, film, writing, car racing, and business. Caitlyn Jenner was previously married to Kris Jenner, has 6 children, and appeared on the popular reality television series, Keeping Up with Kardashians. Caitlyn Jenner came out publicly as a transwoman in April of 2015 and starred in the reality series, I am Cait, which focused on her gender transition. Caitlyn Jenner is a transgender rights activist and is running to become the governor of California.

Caitlyn Jenner has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Caitlyn Jenner with overall height
Caitlyn Jenner is an American media personality, socialite, and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete, who was considered by many as the “World’s Greatest Athlete”. Caitlyn Jenner has also established a successful career within television, film, writing, car racing, and business.

Caitlyn Jenner has a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Caitlyn Jenner with overall height
Caitlyn Jenner
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Nationality: United States

Years Active: 1970–Present

Given Name
William Bruce Jenner; Caitlyn Marie Jenner (2015)
Birthday
October 28, 1949

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Caitlyn Jenner elevations (assorted)

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Kris Jenner
Size comparison drawings of Kris Jenner comparing her height to Caitlyn Jenner and Khloé Kardashian

Kris Jenner is an American media personality, socialite, and businesswoman who rose to fame through the reality television series, Keeping Up with The Kardashians which features her family. Kris Jenner is often referenced as the matriarch of the Kardashian family. Kris Jenner has 5 daughters and 1 son, who are all popular media-personalities within pop culture. Kris Jenner is known for overseeing the careers of each of her children, runs her own production company, Jenner Communications, and is also the executive producer of the reality series her family appears in. Kris Jenner was previously married to lawyer Robert Kardashian and later Caitlyn Jenner.

Kris Jenner has a height of 5’6" (1.68 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Kris Jenner with height measurements
Kris Jenner is an American media personality, socialite, and businesswoman who rose to fame through the reality television series, Keeping Up with The Kardashians which features her family. Kris Jenner is referenced as the matriarch of the Kardashian family. Kris Jenner has 5 daughters and 1 son.

Kris Jenner has a height of 5’6" (1.68 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Kris Jenner with height measurements
Kris Jenner
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Nationality: United States

Years Active: 2007–Present

Given Name
Kristen Mary Houghton
Birthday
November 5, 1955

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Kris Jenner elevations (assorted)

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Kendall Jenner
Set of illustrations of Kendall Jenner in various poses dimensioned with overall height

Kendall Jenner is a famous model and reality television star. She is the daughter of Kris Jenner and Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner, and her sisters include Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian. She rose to fame through her appearance on the hit reality television series, Keeping Up With the Kardashians. She launched her modeling career aged 20, walking the runways for Victoria’s Secret, and appearing as the face of Estee Lauder. In 2017, she was named by Forbes as the world’s highest paid model. She has a very popular social media following - she has over 118 million followers on Instagram.

Kendall Jenner has a height of 5’10" (1.78 m).

Collection of drawings of Kendall Jenner in assorted modeling poses
Kendall Jenner is a model, reality tv star, and daughter of Kris Jenner and Bruce (now Caitlyn) Jenner. She launched her modeling career at 20, walking the runways for Victoria’s Secret, and appearing as the face of Estee Lauder. In 2017, she was named by Forbes as the world's highest paid model.

Kendall Jenner has a height of 5’10" (1.78 m).

Collection of drawings of Kendall Jenner in assorted modeling poses
Kendall Jenner
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Nationality: United States
Years Active: 2007–Present

Given Name
Kendall Nicole Jenner
Birthday
November 3, 1995

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Kendall Jenner front (posing), side (formal), front (casual, walking), ground (posing), side (modeling), front (modeling)

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Paris Hilton
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Paris Hilton in relation Britney Spears and Kim Kardashian

Paris Hilton is a pop culture icon. The great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton - the owner of Hilton hotels - Paris was born into an American life of wealth and privilege. She began her modeling career as a teenager and rose to fame as one of the It girls of the 2000s and was in several reality television shows, including The Simple Life alongside Nicole Richie. Her cultivated image and reputation as a socialite and heiress meant that she was a regular feature in the tabloids. She is considered the first person who became ‘famous for being famous’.

Paris Hilton has a height of 5’8” (1.73 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Paris Hilton labeled with overall height
Paris Hilton is a pop culture icon. The great-granddaughter of Conrad Hilton - the owner of Hilton hotels - Paris was born into an American life of wealth and privilege. She began her modeling career as a teenager and rose to fame as one of the It girls of the 2000s and was in several reality shows.

Paris Hilton has a height of 5’8” (1.73 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Paris Hilton labeled with overall height
Paris Hilton
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Nationality: United States

Years Active: 1997–Present

Given Name
Paris Whitney Hilton
Birthday
February 17, 1981

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Paris Hilton elevations (assorted)

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Joe Exotic | Tiger King
Drawings of Joe Exotic in a range of positions labeled with overall height

Joe Exotic is a former zoo operator, and now, a convicted felon. He owned and ran the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Park in Oklahoma, where he kept a variety of animals, and in particular a great number of tigers. He loved his tigers, and claimed they were his friends. He also claimed to be the most prolific tiger breeder in the United States. However, in 2019 Joe was found guilty of animal abuse and attempted murder. The story was documented in the 2020 Netflix documentary series The Tiger King, and both Joe Exotic and the woman he attempted to kill (Carole Baskin), have rose to fame. 

Joe Exotic has a height of 5’11” (1.8 m).

Collection of drawings of Joe Exotic in assorted standing, sitting, and kneeling poses accompanied with tigers
Joe Exotic is a former zoo operator, and now, a convicted felon. He owned and ran the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Park in Oklahoma, where he kept a variety of animals, and in particular a great number of tigers. He loved his tigers, and claimed they were his friends.

Joe Exotic has a height of 5’11” (1.8 m).

Collection of drawings of Joe Exotic in assorted standing, sitting, and kneeling poses accompanied with tigers
Joe Exotic | Tiger King
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Nationality: United States
Years Active: 1999-2018

Given Name
Joseph Allen Schreibvogel
Birthday
March 14, 1963

Drawings include:
Joe Exotic front (standing), side (standing), side (talking), front (guitar), front (walking, tiger), kneeling (tiger), sitting (tiger), walking (tiger)

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