By Alex, Zoe & Klaudija<br />Week 4. 03/01/11<br />
“Thank God my life is normal”<br />
Topics	<br />Looking at the role of stereotypes, class and gender as hegemonic views, and how these are reinforced through...
Origins of The Jeremy Kyle Show<br />The Jeremy Kyle Show began on ITV in July 2005<br />The programme attracts more than ...
The Jeremy Kyle Show - Clip<br />
Ideology	<br />Jeremy Kyle’s view is represented as the dominant one, his reading is taken as the consensus view.<br />Pat...
“Beautiful women have easier, more fulfilled lives than other people”Gilda Carle, All Talk<br />Feminist Ideology<br />www...
“Television often succeeds at making real people vanish into stereotypes, at positing real audiences as demographics at be...
Final Note	<br />What are your personal thoughts of watching trash TV talk shows? Does it impact your life in anyway?<br /...
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Jeremy Kyle

  1. 1. By Alex, Zoe & Klaudija<br />Week 4. 03/01/11<br />
  2. 2. “Thank God my life is normal”<br />
  3. 3. Topics <br />Looking at the role of stereotypes, class and gender as hegemonic views, and how these are reinforced throughout an episode of Jeremy Kyle<br />Critique of this week’s reading<br />Addressing the following questions:<br />How does the dominant ideology get maintained within this programme?<br />Who or what is to ‘blame’ for the contestants problems – according to Kyle? <br />
  4. 4. Origins of The Jeremy Kyle Show<br />The Jeremy Kyle Show began on ITV in July 2005<br />The programme attracts more than 1.5 million viewers each morning at 9:25 - 10:30. (who’s watching?)<br />Over half the guests that come onto The Jeremy Kyle Show want a Lie Detector test.<br />“Jeremy Kyle presents a confrontational talk show in which guests thrash out their conflicts, dilemmas & relationship issues in front of a studio audience”<br />
  5. 5. The Jeremy Kyle Show - Clip<br />
  6. 6. Ideology <br />Jeremy Kyle’s view is represented as the dominant one, his reading is taken as the consensus view.<br />Patriarchal domination .<br />“The ideas of the ruling class are, in every age, the ruling ideas” Marx & Engels (1974)<br />Ideologies – The importance of honesty, family and recognising responsibility. <br />
  7. 7. “Beautiful women have easier, more fulfilled lives than other people”Gilda Carle, All Talk<br />Feminist Ideology<br />www.femalefirst.co.uk<br />“It is not the guests but the viewers who are morally questionable”<br />Who is to blame for these shows? <br />“Self-made freaks”<br />“Choice is offered, but the choices are not ones of substance, and the hope is that we will not notice that the offered choices are no choices at all.” <br />
  8. 8. “Television often succeeds at making real people vanish into stereotypes, at positing real audiences as demographics at best, mindless consumers at worst”Elizabeth Birmingham, Fearing the Freak <br />“…not fitting cultural definitions of attractive, which diminish a speakers credibility, particularly when the alternative ‘sanctioned’ story is narrated by an attractive ‘expert’ in a suit…”<br />“stereotypes…are consistently rearticulated from 9-5 everyday”<br />Gramsci and ‘Lived cultures’<br />The ‘chav’, the ‘binge drinking teen’, the ‘single mum’ etc<br />Articulated value system <br />
  9. 9. Final Note <br />What are your personal thoughts of watching trash TV talk shows? Does it impact your life in anyway?<br />Who is more morally questionable, the guests, the viewers or the producers? Or is it simply good entertainment? <br />

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