One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A television programme in which ordinary people are continuously filmed, designed to be entertaining rather than informative.‘a reality show following young people who are trying to become professional athletes’
- ‘Just as reality shows get more and more inane, comedy seems to be increasingly well crafted.’
- ‘She and four others responded to an ad for a local reality show.’
- ‘Now that I have been behind the scenes of a reality show all the others have lost their lustre.’
- ‘I don't watch reality shows at all.’
- ‘The first seasons of reality shows are almost always the best.’
- ‘It starts off as a straightforward reality show following three couples as they break up and enter the New York City dating scene once again.’
- ‘The best reality shows leave viewers hungering for more knowledge about the contestants.’
- ‘This may well be the first time that a reality show actually did something useful.’
- ‘There is something very special about the first season of a reality show with such an original premise.’
- ‘Reality shows take the pressure off producers to produce high-class intelligent drama, or comedy, or something avant-garde and out there.’
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