Reality Shows: A New Era in TV Viewing

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Reality shows, one of the newly invented genres of television, are now becoming a phenomenon among the viewers across the globe. Reality television covers a wide range of programming formats, from games to quiz shows, from adventures to singing competitions.

The reality phenomenon is booming on the Indian television like. Extend a very sincere thanks to star TV that launched the ever popular reality show on the small screen 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' anchored by the millennium man Amitabh Bachhan. This quiz show has transformed the viewing quotient of the audience across the country. This reality show started a never ending race in the world of Indian television.

Today the Idiot box is running with hundreds of reality shows across the television. Ranges from various artistic domains including quiz, talent hunt, bride hunt and various other adventure reality shows, the Indian TV is now anchoring the floods of reality drama.
The list includes 'MTV roadies', 'MTV Bakra', 'the great Indian Laughter Challenge', 'The Perfect Bride', 'Big Boss- Season 1, 2 &3', 'Dus ka Dum' and 'Mujhe Is Jungle Se Bachao' etc. All these shows have one thing in common and that's the format they are based on. All these shows run without a pre-written script and display real time expressions from the participants. Whether its grief, happiness, sorrow or smile all the expressions seem real on the screen without any added gimmick.

The well known Australian novelist Vaughn Alaine-Marshall has depicted the saga of behind-the-scene chemistry of the participants in a very aggressive manner. His novel Überstar ( published by Hendlin Books (, is a damn right revelation of the myths and facts behind the reality shows.

Überstar depicts every detail whether minute or big in very amusing manner and certainly the crisp it offers about the Indian reality TV couldn't be found anywhere else. The dirtiest secrets of the reality TV in India is revealed in the book that usually expose in the shows time to time. The big secrets and in-house affairs of the contestants in the show 'Big Boss' or the real story behind the 21 highly inflammable questions about the participants in controversial 'Such ka Samna' is perfectly divulged in this book.

Traumas, secrets, incidents, politics, affairs, seduction and numerous abstracts linked to the Indian reality shows are now day to day matter. The portrayal of butchery secrets of the shows are depicted in a very magnificent manner in Überstar. The fact findings in the book are so much touchy that couldn't be believed in very first glance and eventually add spice in reading. The entire reality expose in the shows is the revelations of the behind-camera scenes and an experience like never before.

Reality shows are the easiest way to get a clear focus on the individual status of the participants. These are the best way to get the limelight. Undoubtedly these reality shows not only augmented the TRP ratings but also have dominated the lives of the masses. Millions of people across the world are completely obsessed and addicted to the domain of Reality television and enjoy these shows continuously week after week.

Hendlin Books is a publishing firm and online bookstore that offers prominent books, novels and magazines at affordable prices. Hendlin Books publish the concepts of the Reality shows which comes through Überstar novels.

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