Every reality show has a core idea to which the behavior of its contestants is subdued—though the participants are not obliged to act one way or another, they still follow the script, and their behavior is then evaluated (by audiences, other show participants, moderators, and so on).
“All TV shows, not just reality shows, help construct scenarios that demonstrate how some behaviors will be rewarded or punished.
Some of the shows where contestants participate to win prizes show them in poor light as they use meanness and greed to outdo each other.
The negative traits can manifest themselves in the audiences and create behavioral problems.
The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency.
The second is that automation applied to an inefficient operation will magnify the inefficiency.
Cost of the shows: Creating reality TV shows is not an expensive proposition and brings more bucks for money in comparison to the sitcoms and the soap operas.
Start of the successful career: Reality TV has given so many celebrities that have become big stars in their own rights.
They do not need any Godfather to become successful in the show biz but use their talent to achieve success.
Social issues: One of the most positive effects of the reality TV shows is that they address numerous social issues and introduce people to the ills plaguing the society.