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Yet despite that moniker, most of MTV's reality shows are far from real. Yet MTV's argument was that Teen Mom showed the real dangers of teen . for a show and somehow felt more exploitative than the dating show format. MTV: Shows. Teen Mom 2. Jenelle Teen Mom: Young & Pregnant Reality Soap Jersey Shore Family Vacation. Series. Jersey Shore Family Vacation. Teen Mom's Farrah Abraham, The Bachelorette's Chad Johnson, The MTV series, which debuts just in time for the holidays on 20, features reality stars and everyday folks get ambushed on a dating show with their exes.
And for that, I thank you, MTV. Giphy On "Taildaters," two people went out on a first date while their friends and exes watched from the comfort of a creepy van. In other words, MTV gold. Giphy And those computer graphics are fucking impressive for And the rest is history. Giphy OMFG, where to even begin? Basically, "Room Raiders" was a show in which three random people and apparently Ryan Cabrera?
Viewers watched with delight as fame-hungry teens and their disgusting sheets were exposed to a national audience. Giphy MTV even supplied the raiders with a spy kit, so no questionable stain went unnoticed. Whoever had the best room would immediately become the raider's new boyfriend or girlfriend. Giphy Yes, "Room Raiders" was a show where true love was determined by junk drawers.
And the best part? While we're on the topic of "Room Raiders," it's important for me to note that I was in fourth grade when this classic first aired. I had yet to grasp the fact that "reality television" wasn't exactly reality, and so I naively made sure to keep my room clean at all times just in case the "Room Raiders" van happened to be nearby. What if year-old me was randomly selected for the show?
I couldn't take that risk. Now, music videos are very much a rarity on MTV, not the main focus.ROOM RAIDERS (gay dating show) - WILL episode
MTV is firmly into the world of original programming having some scripted series, but many more reality shows. Yet despite that moniker, most of MTV's reality shows are far from real. While they might involve real people aka not actors that doesn't mean everything that happens on MTV show is organic. There, of course, exceptions.
A few MTV shows, even some of the most popular ones, are authentic. At the very least they're as authentic as it's possible to be the world of TV with editing and multiple cameras documenting the experience. The degree to which the "reality" is crafted does vary. Sometimes there's just some manipulative editing involved or the producers have forced the cast into a scenario that they'd never do of their own free will.
Often though every word of dialogue is dialogue or fed from off-camera. At the end of the day, the majority MTV reality shows are the exact opposite of reality. Viewers were charmed by the expletive-laden but heartwarming dynamic between the family as it all seemed so real. Teen Mom quickly became a source of great rage as it was viewed, justifiably, as glorifying teen pregnancy.
Stories ran, of varying legitimacy, ran rampant of teens trying to get pregnant to appear on the show. In reality, the pregnancies on Teen Mom were probably the only thing that were authentic. MTV greatly exacerbated the drama and turmoil of its cast. Things were rough but nowhere near as bad as they seemed on the show. Jackass If Teen Mom inspired impressionable girls to get pregnant, Jackass inspired impressionable boys to make themselves infertile through bodily harm.
It totally worked too. While some of the spin-offs, like Viva La Bam were manufactured, Jackass was accurate as possible. The cast really did everything it appeared they were doing on the show. This resulted a lot of broken bones, regrets and hurt feelings but it also made them lots and lots of money. It was done as a lark and become a cultural obsesssion, giving its cast way too much fame and money.
The entire concept of the Jersey Shore was it was just a bunch of young trashy Italian-Americans living their lives and having fun.
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The reality was a lot of different. Similarly, most of what the cast did each episode was designed by the producers. Not all lines were scripted, though some were, but the situations were completely manufactured. It takes heavy inspiration from Jersey Shore but has none of the cast nor takes place in remotely the same location. Floribama Shore follows young people supposedly from Florida and Alabama who party on the states' connecting shore.
Yet the producer fingerprints are virtually visible all over every episode. None of the meathead cast are good enough actors to hide what clever lines are being given to them. Laguna Beach was marketed as The Real O. For the most part, the claim was correct. Laguna Beach did employ the narration of stars like Lauren Conrad, bringing viewers into every episode.
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This voice-over was obviously scripted and planned. Yet when it came to actual filming, there was an attempt be as organic as possible. There were no cutaway interviews or confessionals either. Most of the drama, as unbelievable as it appeared, was really happening. The Hills followed some of the cast from Laguna Beach as they transitioned into adulthood and stardom.
All the realism was wiped away and replaced with artificiality. Entire storylines were completely crafted ahead of time, with dramatic confrontations being choregraphed being planned out. The relationships, such as the close friendships between the primarily female casts, were almost entirely fabricated too.