Free Essay: This device is a decoder box installed in televisions that rates television programs with the letters like TVY7, TVPG, and TVM. Children
Nowadays the popularity of television is based largely on Hollywood production, news, sports, featured events and the “reality television”. Reality TV has gained popularity in the 2000s, and in 2001 the famous “Survivor” show won an Emmy award (Hill, p. 116). Since that time, more than 225 reality shows have been broadcasted, and the demand for these shows seems to grow with every new launch (Biressi and Heather, p. 40). However, these shows raise a lot of problems such as privacy concerns, ethical issues, the appeal to people’s instincts etc. In addition to this, it is highly questionable whether these shows really reflect the reality. The purpose of this essay is to consider the reality of these shows, the analyze the problems related to this kind of shows and to generate recommendations how these problems can be solved using the 6-step process of problem solving.