Index

Ruth A. Deller (Sheffield Hallam University, UK)

Reality Television: The Television Phenomenon That Changed the World

ISBN: 978-1-83909-024-0, eISBN: 978-1-83909-021-9

Publication date: 25 November 2019

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Deller, R.A. (2019), "Index", Reality Television: The Television Phenomenon That Changed the World (Society Now), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 201-208. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-83909-021-920191011

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Copyright © 2020 Ruth A. Deller


INDEX

Achieved celebrities
, 115

Advertising
, 51–54

breaks
, 94

Almada, Nadia
, 122

America’s Next Top Model
, 83, 115

American Idol
, 53, 68, 87, 116, 151

Andrejevic, Mark
, 45, 66–67, 142, 153, 154, 164

Ant and Dec
, 73, 75–76, 83

Antiques Roadshow
, 18

Apprentice, The
, 19, 100

Around the World in 80 Faiths
, 83

Ascribed celebrities
, 115

Attributed celebrities
, 115–116

Audiences
, 146

reality TV matters to
, 36–46

Augmented reality technologies
, 174

Authenticity
, 164, 166–167

Banks, Tyra
, 83–84, 159

BBC
, 33–35, 47–49, 91, 80, 90, 120

BBC iPlayer
, 9

BBC One
, 130

BBC Radios 2
, 137

BBC Two series
, 131, 174

Benefits Street
, 27

Berry, Mary
, 48

Big Brother (BB)
, 4, 9, 14, 17, 23–24, 28–29, 49, 53, 59–60, 66, 68–69, 78, 111–112, 121, 124, 130, 141–142, 144, 147, 170–173

Black Mirror
, 33, 171

Blair Witch Project, The
, 30

Bennett, James
, 3, 26, 76, 114

Bonner, Frances
, 2, 39, 76, 81, 83, 85–86, 130–131

Bourdieu, Pierre
, 26–27, 37, 42

Boyle, Susan
, 73–76, 97, 100, 125–126, 117

Breaking rules
, 100–102

Britain’s Got Talent (BGT)
, 50–52, 73–76, 83–84, 88, 116, 147

British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTAs)
, 10–11

Broadcasters
, 145

Brookstein, Steve
, 59

Business of Reality TV

advertising, sponsorships and product placement
, 51–54

ethics of reality labour
, 64–67

ethics of reality television
, 54–64

ethics of reality TV
, 58–64

reality TV expire
, 67–70

selling reality worldwide
, 49–51

Calibrated amateurism
, 167

Castaway 2000
, 121, 124

Catfish (Film)
, 170

‘Celeactor’
, 116

Celebrity

Big Brother
, 111–112

culture
, 118

fame cycle
, 126–140

good reality celebrity
, 122–126

from ‘ordinary’ to
, 114–122

Celebrity Big Brother (CBB)
, 113, 123

Celebrity MasterChef
, 136–137

Celetoids
, 116, 128

Channel 4
, 25, 32, 42, 47–48, 68, 113, 130, 141, 174

Charles, RuPaul
, 30, 83, 132

Circle, The
, 170

Citizenship
, 21–24, 26

Civilian reality show
, 129

Clark-Neal, Rylan
, 79, 84, 119, 123, 131

Class
, 25, 34, 37–38

Cloverfield (Film)
, 30

Collins, Gemma
, 30, 114–117, 131, 139

Competitive formats
, 78, 99, 112

Consumerism
, 3, 18, 29

Cops
, 2, 3, 31, 64–65

Cowell, Simon
, 51, 74–75, 86, 126

Crimewatch (British crime show)
, 4, 34

Critical viewing
, 37, 45

Cultural capital
, 27

Daily Mail
, 28

Dancing On Ice
, 68

Dancing With the Stars
, 50

Dead Famous (Novel)
, 30

Dead Set
, 32

Deery, June
, 6

‘Democracy’ of social media platforms
, 144–145

Digital Spy
, 153

Dinner Date
, 165

Diversity in Reality TV
, 24–27

‘docusoap’ formats
, 3, 14, 17

Dyer, Richard
, 117, 119, 128

EdTV
, 29

Educating Yorkshire series
, 97

Entertainment
, 42

sites
, 66

values
, 2

Ephemeral phenomenon
, 159, 175

Ethics of reality

labour
, 64–67

television
, 54–64

Extras
, 35

Facebook
, 146, 152, 154–155

Fame
, 124, 166–169

Fame Academy
, 49

Fame cycle
, 126–127

confessional moment
, 137–138

cookery shows
, 136–137

enjoyment for audiences
, 139–140

linear process
, 138–139

pop stars
, 132–133

promotional celebrity
, 129–132

proper celebrity
, 133–134

proto-celebrity
, 127–129

Spiritual House
, 134–135

‘star sitcom’
, 135–136

Fictional

characters
, 116

formats
, 29

reality TV
, 29

reality TV changing fictional media
, 29–36

representations of reality television
, 36

First Dates (UK, Ireland)
, 91–92, 147–148

Fly-on-the-wall approach
, 27, 102, 104

Fogle, Ben
, 115, 119, 124

Former reality show contestants
, 84

Foucault, Michel
, 23, 135

Gender
, 26, 97

Ghostwatch
, 33–35

Gifs
, 158–159

Gogglebox
, 53, 92

Golden Cage, The (Dutch reality show)
, 63

Good citizenship
, 22, 36

Good reality celebrity
, 122–126

Goody, Jade
, 38, 68, 111–114

Got Talent. See Britain’s Got Talent (BGT)

Gray, Jonathan
, 45, 150, 153

The Great British Bake Off (GBBO)
, 10, 47–49, 61, 80, 85, 88, 92, 104, 120

Great British Menu
, 162

Great British Sewing Bee
, 80

Guardian, The
, 153–154

Gunn, Tim
, 49, 54, 80–82

Heat (UK entertainment magazine)
, 28

Hell’s Kitchen
, 159

Hidden camera
, 15

Hidden Singer (Korean show)
, 97

Hill, Annette
, 2, 3, 5, 9, 23, 33, 39, 40, 45–46, 50

Hollyoaks
, 130

Hollywood, Paul
, 48

Holmes, Su
, 48, 50, 72, 114, 132

Home Rescue
, 149

Hot Property
, 165

How to Look Good Naked
, 26, 82

Hudson, Jennifer
, 81, 115, 125, 133

Hulu
, 51

Humour
, 158–159

Hunger Games
, 30

I’ll Get This series
, 131

I’m a Celebrity
, 5, 76, 83, 93, 128, 132, 137, 140

Influencers
, 163, 169

Instagram
, 146, 152

InstagramTV
, 145

Instant Hotel
, 26

Internet celebrity
, 169

Internet celebrity meets reality celebrity
, 169

Internet Era, reality TV in
, 144–145

Intertextual celebrities
, 119

ITV
, 9, 48, 52, 54–55, 57, 76

Jedward
, 116

Jeremy Kyle Show, The
, 17–18, 54–56, 67

Jerry Springer
, 17, 54, 86

Junior Showtime
, 14

Kelly, Lorraine
, 117

Kelly, Paul
, 147, 149–150, 152, 156, 161–162

Kilborn, Richard
, 3, 14, 59, 121

Kitchen Nightmares
, 15, 82, 94

Klum, Heidi
, 49, 80

LGBTQ + communities
, 23, 25

Live camera feeds
, 141–142

Love Island
, 55–56, 87, 128, 146

Lowculture
, 154

Makeover
, 15, 22, 24, 62, 84, 93–94, 97, 101

Maloney, Christopher
, 59

Married at First Sight
, 16, 93

MasterChef
, 7, 50

Memes
, 158–159

Meta-genre
, 3

Microcelebrity
, 166

Mockumentary
, 30–31, 116

Money shot
, 96

Multimedia experiences
, 145–146

My Little Eye
, 30

MySpace
, 154

Nailed It!
, 51, 92

Naked Attraction
, 66–67

National Television Awards (NTAs)
, 13

Neo-liberal politics
, 21

Neo-liberalism
, 21–22

Netflix
, 10, 51, 145

New Faces (Talent show)
, 14, 114

1980s ‘House
, 35

Non-competitive formats
, 78

Office, The
, 30

Osbourne, Sharon
, 51, 81, 135–136

Osbournes, The
, 135–136

Paranormal Activity
, 30

Phillips, Craig
, 124

Pilgrimage (BBC2 show)
, 137

Popstars and Pop Idol franchises
, 3

Post celebrity
, 138

Post-reality careers
, 115

‘Poverty porn’ genre
, 27

Pre-celebrity
, 127

Pro-reality celebrity
, 139

Product placement
, 51–54

Project Runway
, 31–32, 49, 53, 78, 80, 87, 125, 162

Promotional celebrity
, 129–132

‘Proper’ celebrity
, 132–133

Proto-celebrity
, 127–129

Queer Eye
, 43, 51, 80, 82, 94–95, 151, 163, 174

Quirky music floods
, 73

Ramsay, Gordon
, 82, 84, 159

Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares
, 94

Rap of China, The
, 58

(Re)purposed celebrity
, 134

Reality
, 9–10, 50, 155, 164

celebrities
, 115, 169

formats
, 79

franchises
, 124

labour ethics
, 64–67

participants and social media
, 159–164

reality-competent performers
, 131

stars
, 118

trades
, 22

Reality shows
, 1, 83–84, 169

Big Brother. (BB)Britain’s Got Talent (BGT)
people take part in
, 87–92

stories
, 93–96

Reality television (Reality TV)
, 1–9, 19, 114, 153, 158

BAFTAs
, 10–11

BGT
, 73–77

breaking rules
, 100–102

changing fictional media
, 29–36

changing print and gossip media
, 28–29

changing world
, 19

characters
, 77–79

diversity in
, 24–27

Emmy Nominees
, 12

ethics of
, 58–64

exits and endings
, 98–100

expire
, 67–70

hidden camera
, 15

hosts
, 83–87

influence on internet
, 164–166

in Internet Era
, 144–145

limitations of format
, 102

makeover
, 15

matters to audiences
, 36–46

meeting mentors
, 79–83

NTAs
, 13

observational formats
, 102–103

observational/fly-on-the-wall
, 14

other specialist factual
, 18

people take part in
, 87–92

reality show memoirs
, 106–108

reality show stories
, 93–96

reality-crafted image
, 20

scripted reality
, 16–17

set-up scenes
, 104–106

social or lifestyle experiment
, 16

studio discussion
, 17

talent and skill
, 14

video diaries
, 15–16

World of Wonder
, 9–10

wow moments
, 96–98

‘Realness’ of show
, 136

Reinvention process
, 22

Revelatory techniques of reality television
, 144

Rojek, Chris
, 115–116, 118, 128, 167

RuPaul’s Drag Race
, 51, 81, 97, 146, 150, 163

Satirisation of reality TV
, 30

Seacrest, Ryan
, 83

Secret Eaters
, 26

Secret Millionaire, The
, 23

Self-presentation online
, 166–169

Selling reality worldwide
, 49–51

Sender, Kathleen
, 39, 43, 44, 82

Series 7: The Contenders
, 30

Shipwrecked
, 174

Simpsons, The
, 31

Singer
, 58

Siriano, Christian
, 49, 81, 133

Skeggs, Bev
, 23, 27, 38, 40

Skill
, 14

skill-based competition
, 7

skill-based shows
, 130–131, 162

Skint series
, 64

SnapChat
, 146

Social capital
, 27

Social media age

Big Brother
, 141–142, 144

from Big Brother to The Circle
, 170–173

devising social media strategies
, 147–152

fame, image and self-presentation online
, 166–169

future of reality television
, 173–175

humour, memes and gifs
, 158–159

internet celebrity meets reality celebrity
, 169

live camera feeds
, 142–143

reality participants and
, 159–164

reality TV in Internet Era
, 144–145

reality TV’s influence on internet
, 164–166

technologies for talking telly
, 153–155

from television viewing to multimedia experiences
, 145–146

tweeting with telly
, 155–158

Sorority Girls
, 91, 104, 107, 161

Spiritual House (Japanese show)
, 134–135

‘Spreadability’ of content
, 147

Star Academy Superstar
, 24

‘Star sitcom’
, 135–136

Star-rating mechanic
, 171

StarNow
, 88

Streaming
, 9, 51–52, 141–143, 145, 159, 174

Streaming services

Amazon
, 145

Amazon Prime
, 51

BBC iPlayer
, 9

Hulu
, 51

Netflix
, 10, 51, 145

TruTV
, 51

YouTube
, 145–146, 152, 155, 166

Strictly Come Dancing
, 10, 28, 44, 50–51, 82–83, 85, 123, 129–130, 134, 137, 155

Struggle Street
, 27

Studio-based formats
, 83–84

Suicides
, 56–58

Sun, The / Sun on Sunday
, 56, 58, 61–62

Supernanny show
, 38, 80, 82

Supersize vs. Superskinny
, 26

Surveillance
, 22

Survivor
, 4, 9, 29

Talent
, 14, 124

Taste
, 23, 27, 37, 42

Technologies

of governmentality
, 23

for talking telly
, 153–155

Television comedy
, 30

Television viewing to multimedia experiences
, 145–146

Television Without Pity (TWOP)
, 153

Terrace House
, 17

The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE)
, 113, 116

TikTok
, 145

Truman Show, The
, 29

Trump, Donald
, 19–21, 82

Turner, Graeme
, 1, 6, 29, 118–120, 168

Tweeting with telly
, 155–158

24 hours in Police Custody
, 4

Twitter
, 146, 156–157

Ultimate Big Brother
, 68, 113, 122

Unpaid labour
, 167

Up (Seven Up, 63Up)
, 2, 7, 58, 121

‘Value added’ content
, 155

Video diaries
, 15–16

formats
, 165

Video-based platforms
, 145

Virtual reality technologies
, 174

Voice, The
, 49, 75, 81, 97

Vulture
, 153

Webcam
, 164–165

Winkleman, Claudia
, 85, 123

What Not to Wear
, 15, 32, 82

Who Do You Think You Are? (WDYTYA)
, 11–13, 133

Wood, Helen
, 23, 27, 34, 38

World of Wonder (WOW)
, 150

Wow moments
, 96–98

‘Writers’ Guild of America strikes (WGA strikes)
, 64–65

X Factor
, 79–81, 83–84, 116, 123, 125, 133, 136, 154

Young Talent Time
, 14

YouTube
, 145–146, 152, 155, 166

Your Home Made Perfect
, 174