Frauentausch [Wife Swap], Dschungelcamp [The Jungle Camp], Bauer sucht Frau [Farmer Wants a Wife] – Prof. Dr. Joan Kristin Bleicher
knows them all. And probably better than anyone else. Since the first German season of Big Brother, the media researcher has been interested in the media format ‘reality TV’.
In an interview with Johanna Sebauer
, she talks about what fascinates her about reality TV, the social "benefits" of this controversial media format and the extent to which self-representation on YouTube represents a competition for reality TV.
Bleicher, J.K. (2018): Reality TV in Deutschland. Themen – Geschichte – Formate
[Reality TV in Germany. Topics - History - Formats]
(Wednesday, 29 August 2018)