Type of reality shows
Reality show in World perspective
Reality show in Indian perspective
Success rate of channels
How real these shows are
Effects on youngsters and students
“A reality show is a television program in which
ordinary people are continously filmed, designed to
be entertaining rather than informative”.
‘‘A reality show is a telecast of a performance or
activity of one or more persons, who may be expert
or non-expert of that respective field in an
unpredictable environment & in unscripted manner’’.
Allen Funt’s “Candid Camera” was the first radio
“Queen for a Day” (1945-1964) was an early
example of reality-based television.
“Beat the Clock” and “Truth or Consequences”
were game shows(1950) that involve wacky
competitions, stunts & jokes.
“Confession” was a crime/police show(1958-1959),
with interviewer Jack Wyatt questioning criminals
from assorted backgrounds.
Type of reality shows
Type of reality shows
Documentary style— Participants do their daily personal and
professional activities. Examples: COPS ,How The Universe Work.
Elimination/game shows— Participants compete to win a prize,
sometimes while living together. Example: Roadies,Road Rules.
Self improvement— A person or group of people try to improve
themselves or their lives. Examples: Extreme Makeover,
The Biggest Loser.
Dating shows—People go on a date . Dating shows have new people
each episode. Example: Blind Date.
Talk shows—A host interviews people, often about strange or
outrageous topics that will cause conflict on-screen. Examples: “
Coffee With Karan”,“The Anupam Kher Show”.
Hidden cameras—A hidden camera records random people in a
staged situation. The situations are often meant to confuse, amuse or
scare the person. Example: Blind Date.
Stand-Up Comedy—In this one or more person make people laugh.
Example: Comedy Night With Kapil.
Reality Shows In World
As we know that the Reality Show Was started out of India
first so there are a lot of reality shows in the world that are
very famous. Some of them are:
Survivor (U.S.)(28 Seasons)
American Idol(13 Seasons )
The Bing Bang Theory(7 Seasons)
The Walking Dead(4 Seasons)
Downtown Abbey(4 Seasons)
Big Brother(Brazil)(15 Season)
Reality game show
Premiered on May 31, 2000, on CBS.
Hosted & Produced by Jeff Probst.
The first U.S. season followed format
as the Swedish series.
Sixteen or more players are split
between two or more "tribes”.
Physical challenges are used to pit
the teams against each other for
They must vote off one of their
After remaining half merged into a
Tony Vlachos was the winner of last
Is an American singing
Created by Simon Fuller.
Produced by 19 Entertainment.
The show debuted in 2001 in
Was Based on Pop Idol(British).
Judges select singers by audition.
Telephone voting was also used.
Only in 13th
were permitted to perform songs
written by themselves.
Caleb Johnson was the winner of
The Big Bang Theory
Is a Sitcom created by Chuck Lorre and Bill Prady.
Premiered on CBS on September 24, 2007.
Last season premiered on September 26, 2013.
Primarily centered on five characters living in California.
Much of the show focused on science, particularly physics.
Male characters are employed at Caltech & have science-related Job.
They banter about scientific theories or news and make science-related
jokes in the show.
Reality Shows In India
Indian Television would be considered incomplete without a
pinch of reality shows in it. Earlier television was more of
fiction shows as compared to reality shows. But now a day, TV
is more of reality shows as per audiences demand . Some of
them are listed below.
Kaun Banega Crorepati (Sony TV)
Bigg Boss (Colors)
MTV Roadies (MTV)
Jhalak Dikhla Jaa (Sony TV)
Dance India Dance (Zee TV)
Indian Idol (Sony TV)
India’s Got Talent (Colors)
Fear Factor : Khatron Ke Khiladi(Colors)
Comedy Nights With Kapil(Colors)
Kaun Banega Crorepati
Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) is
an Indian television game show.
Based on the UK game show
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
Won popularity all over the world.
Also won acclaim in UK, USA and
First season was premiered in
2000 hosted by Amitabh
Bachchan as his first appearance
on Indian television
Third season was hosted by
season is coming soon.
is a reality TV programme broadcast
in India started in 2007 .
It follows the Big Brother format,
which was first developed by John
A number of contestants live in a
purpose-build house and are isolated
from the rest of the world.
Each week, housemates nominate
two of their peers for eviction, and
the housemates who receives the
most nominations would face a public
To be Continued……
Season No. Season Host Season Year Season Winner
1. Arshad Warsi
2. Shilpa Shetty
3. Amitabh Bachchan
4. Salman Khan
5. Sanjay Dutt
Salman Khan 07/08/2012
Salman Khan 15/09/2013
MTV Roadies is a youth-based
popular reality television show
on MTV in India.
It is an Indian version of the
show, Road Rules(1995).
Launched in 2000.
Show is sponsored by Viacom
18 & hosted by Cyrus Sahukar.
Hosted by Raghu Ram and
Completed XI successful
India's longest running reality
show in the youth genre.
To be Continued……
How Real These Shows Are
All the shows are scripted and edited as per the
reaction & rating of the audience.
Only the edited part is shown to us.
As a research on “The Survivor” for one episode
shooting is done for 8 hours per day but the episode is
only for 44 min a week.
Even people vote for their favorite contestants , but the
elimination is done on the base of TRP of the show.
In “Jhalak Dikhla Ja” ‘Kiku’ is male but participating as
a female candidate and also not eliminated, even not a
good dancer compared to the others.
In the “Comedy Nights With Kapil” all the questions
are told to audience, that they have to ask.
Effect On Youngsters & Students
There are bad effects as well as benefits also of reality
Bad Effects Are:
People go crazy for the audition of these reality shows.
On average, teen is watching tv. for 28 hours per week.
Teens are getting exposed to things like drugs and vulgar
language at younger ages.
Sometimes beyond the ethics of human culture.
People also learn the ways to do a crime.
Benefits Of Reality Shows
Gives platform to talented guys.
Increasing the dimension of ideas for viewers.
Coining the money.
Increasing the popularity of celebrities or persons.
Increase knowledge also.
One can earn fame and money in a short time.