Reality TV Shows Aren’t All a Bad Thing

 

Blake Shelton on The Voice

Blake Shelton on The Voice

With Duck Dynasty in the news over remarks made by one of its cast members, some conservatives are questioning the very existence of reality TV shows. Say “reality TV” and most people think of The Bachelor or MTV’s Real World. Both of these early reality shows are known for adult language and adult situations that many Americans find inappropriate. Since their debut, there have been plenty more reality shows air that are far worse. Jersey Shore, Bad Girls, and Teen Mom all feature nonstop debauchery and sordid lifestyles. Reality TV isn’t scripted, and participants are usually chosen based on how wild or colorful their behavior is. The very nature of it ensures there will be plenty of risque and offensive scenes.

While a considerable amount of reality TV isn’t any better than The Jerry Springer Show, not all of it is bad. In fact, it has provided a venue to feature conservative values, and has launched the careers of many prominent conservatives. In contrast, today’s scripted television shows continue to lurch to the left, as liberal Hollywood producers and directors decide which scripts are politically correct enough to make the cut.

Dictated more by viewer popularity than directors sitting in their ivory towers, reality TV shows have become a new way for conservatives to get access to Hollywood and compete on the air waves.The conservative reality show Duck Dynasty is carried on A&E, a popular mainstream cable television channel. Duck Dynasty features a Christian family that prays over dinner on air and openly discusses their efforts to behave morally. The family hunts ducks and other game, something the politically correct left doesn’t approve of. The show is the most-watched non-fiction series telecast in cable TV history, even more popular than Jersey Shore at its height.

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