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A King in New York is a 1957 British comedy film directed by and starring Charlie Chaplin in his last leading role, which co-stars, among others, his young son Michael.
A Shot at Love with Tila Tequila is an American reality television dating game show similar to the TV show The Bachelor.
A&E is an American digital cable and satellite television television channel.
An A-list celebrity is one at the very top of their field.
ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
Abu Dhabi TV (قناة أبوظبي) is an Arabic television station that originally launched in 1969 but was re-launched in 2000 and again in 2008.
The Television Academy, legally known as The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS), is a professional honorary organization dedicated to the advancement of the television industry in the United States.
An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
Adultery (from Latin adulterium) is extramarital sex that is considered objectionable on social, religious, moral, or legal grounds.
Airport is a British documentary television series based at London Heathrow Airport, broadcast by the BBC and syndicated to Dave, part of the UKTV network.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
All-American Muslim is an American reality television series that aired on TLC.
Allen Albert Funt (September 16, 1914 – September 5, 1999) was an American television producer, director, writer and television personality best known as the creator and host of Candid Camera from the 1940s to 1980s, as either a regular television show or a television series of specials.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
AMC is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by it namesake AMC Networks.
America's Funniest Home Videos (often simply abbreviated to AFHV or its on-air abbreviation AFV) is an American video clip television series on ABC, which features humorous homemade videos that are submitted by viewers.
America's Next Top Model (abbreviated ANTM and Top Model) is an American reality television series and interactive competition in which a number of aspiring models compete for the title of "America's Next Top Model" and a chance to begin their career in the modeling industry.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
American Candidate is a political reality television show.
American Chopper is an American reality television series that aired on Discovery Channel from 2003 to 2010, produced by Pilgrim Films & Television.
American Dreamz is a 2006 comedy film that satirizes both popular entertainment and American politics during the second Bush administration, called a "cultural satire" by director/producer/writer Paul Weitz.
American Gladiators is an American competition television program that aired weekly in syndication from September 1989 to May 1996.
American Idol is an American singing competition television series created by Simon Fuller, produced by FremantleMedia North America and 19 Entertainment, and distributed by FremantleMedia North America.
American Idol Rewind is a syndicated television series that ran from September 30, 2006 to May 15, 2010.
American Inventor is a reality television series based on a competition to be named America's best inventor.
American Pickers is an American reality television series that premiered on January 18, 2010 on the History channel, produced by A&E Television Networks in collaboration with Cineflix Media.
The Amish (Pennsylvania German: Amisch, Amische) are a group of traditionalist Christian church fellowships with Swiss German Anabaptist origins.
Amish Mafia is an American reality television series that debuted on December 12, 2012, on the Discovery Channel.
An American Family is an American television documentary filmed from May 30 through December 31, 1971, and first aired in the United States on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) from January 11, 1973, to March 29, 1973.
Andy Warhol (born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.
Angela Denice Trimbur (born July 19, 1981) is an American actress, comedian and dancer.
An anthology series is a radio, television or book series that presents a different story and a different set of characters in each episode or season/series.
Antiques Roadshow is a British television show in which antiques appraisers travel to various regions of the United Kingdom (and occasionally in other countries) to appraise antiques brought in by local people.
Arabic poetry (الشعر العربي ash-shi‘ru al-‘Arabīyyu) is the earliest form of Arabic literature.
Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts (also known as Talent Scouts) was an American radio and television variety show which ran on CBS from 1946 until 1958.
An athletic scholarship is a form of scholarship to attend a college or university or a private high school awarded to an individual based predominantly on his or her ability to play in a sport.
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
Authoritarianism is a form of government characterized by strong central power and limited political freedoms.
Average Joe is an American reality television show broadcast on the NBC beginning in 2003.
Avid Technology (often known and styled as Avid) is an American technology and multimedia company founded in August 1987 by Bill Warner, based in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Bad Girls Club (abbreviated BGC) was an American reality television series created by Jonathan Murray for the Oxygen network in the United States.
"Bad Wolf" is the twelfth episode of the revived first series of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who.
Bar Rescue is an American reality TV series that premiered on Spike on July 17, 2011 and continues to air on the channel known by its current name Paramount Network.
Basketball Wives is an American reality television series that premiered April 11, 2010 on VH1.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Beat the Clock is a television game show that involves people trying to complete challenges to win prizes while faced with a time limit.
Bedsitcom is a British reality television hoax series that was broadcast on Channel 4 in December 2003.
Beijing Today is a weekly English newspaper catering to expatriates and embassies that covers current events, art, cinema, music, dining, and shopping in Beijing.
Benjamin Charles Elton (born 3 May 1959) is a British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director.
Best Ink is an American reality competition series on Oxygen that judges tattoo artists.
Bethenny is an American syndicated television talk show that was hosted by Bethenny Frankel, who also served as co-producer and creator with Ellen DeGeneres.
Bethenny Frankel (born November 4, 1970) is an American television personality, author and entrepreneur.
Beyond Boundaries is a Reality TV series produced by 'Diverse Bristol' for BBC Two.
Big Brother is the Australian version of the international Big Brother reality television series.
Big Brother is a Dutch reality television game show franchise created by John de Mol Jr., broadcast in the Netherlands and subsequently syndicated internationally.
Big Brother is the British version of the international reality television franchise Big Brother created by producer John de Mol in 1997.
Big Brother 2002, also known as Big Brother 3, was the third series of the British reality television series Big Brother.
Bikini Barbershop (Also known as Bikini Barbershop: Jersey) is an American reality show on AXS TV featuring Jeff Wulkan, a man who runs a hair salon/barber shop in Long Branch, New Jersey called "Bikini Barbers".
Black Mirror is a British science fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker, with Brooker and Annabel Jones serving as the programme showrunners.
Blind Date was an American dating game show.
Robert William Barker (born December 12, 1923) is an American former television game show host.
Robert Montgomery Knight (born October 25, 1940) is a retired American basketball coach.
Bondi Rescue is an Australian factual television programme which is broadcast on Channel Ten.
Border Security: Australia's Front Line is an Australian factual television program that airs on the Seven Network.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.
Boy Meets Boy is an American reality television show in which a gay man met and chose a mate from a group of 15 potential male suitors.
Bravo is an American cable and satellite television network, launched on December 1, 1980.
"Bread and Circuses" is a second season episode of the American science fiction television series Star Trek, broadcast on March 15, 1968.
Breaking Amish is an American reality television series on the TLC television network that debuted September 9, 2012.
Britain's Missing Top Model was a British Reality TV modelling show for disabled women, aired on BBC Three.
Broadcasting syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network.
Broadcasting is the distribution of audio or video content to a dispersed audience via any electronic mass communications medium, but typically one using the electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves), in a one-to-many model.
The broadcasting of sports events (also known as a sportscast) is the live coverage of sports as a television program, on radio, and other broadcasting media.
Bunim/Murray Productions is an entertainment production company based out of Glendale, California, and is considered a pioneer in the reality television genre.
Cable television is a system of delivering television programming to paying subscribers via radio frequency (RF) signals transmitted through coaxial cables, or in more recent systems, light pulses through fiber-optic cables.
A camcorder is an electronic device originally combining a video camera and a videocassette recorder.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
Candid Camera is an American hidden camera/practical joke reality television series created and produced by Allen Funt, which initially began on radio as The Candid Microphone on June 28, 1947.
Cash and Carry is an American television game show hosted by Dennis James that ran on the then-both affiliates of the DuMont Television Network from June 20, 1946, to July 1, 1947.
Celebracadabra is an American reality television series on VH1 that premiered on April 27, 2008.
Celebrity refers to the fame and public attention accorded by the mass media to individuals or groups or, occasionally, animals, but is usually applied to the persons or groups of people (celebrity couples, families, etc.) themselves who receive such a status of fame and attention.
Celebrity Bainisteoir was a prime-time reality programme broadcast by RTÉ and produced by Animo Television/Kite Entertainment.
Celebrity Fit Club is a reality television series which followed eight overweight celebrities as they tried to lose weight.
Celebrity Paranormal Project (sometimes abbreviated as CPP) is a paranormal reality television series that originally aired from October 22, 2006 to November 1, 2007 on VH1.
Cervical cancer is a cancer arising from the cervix.
Changing Rooms was a do-it-yourself home improvement show broadcast in the United Kingdom on the BBC between 1996 and 2004.
Charlton “Charlie” Brooker (born 3 March 1971) is an English humourist, critic, author, screenwriter, producer, and presenter.
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.
Charm School is a reality television series airing on VH1; it is a spin-off of Flavor of Love created by executive producers Cris Abrego and Mark Cronin.
Chart Throb is a 2006 novel by Ben Elton.
Cheaters is a weekly syndicated American hidden camera reality television series about people suspected of committing adultery, or cheating, on their partners.
Chelsea Girls is a 1966 experimental underground film directed by Andy Warhol and Paul Morrissey.
Child pornography is pornography that exploits children for sexual stimulation.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Charles Hirsch Barris (June 3, 1929 – March 21, 2017) was an American game show creator, producer and host.
Cinéma vérité ("truthful cinema") is a style of documentary filmmaking, invented by Jean Rouch, inspired by Dziga Vertov's theory about Kino-Pravda and influenced by Robert Flaherty’s films.
CNNMoney.com is a financial news and information website, operated by CNN.
Come Fly with Me is a British mockumentary television comedy series created by and starring Matt Lucas and David Walliams.
Comic Book Men is an American reality television series which aired on the AMC network from 2012 to 2018.
Coming of age is a young person's transition from being a child to being an adult.
Compulsive hoarding, also known as hoarding disorder, is a pattern of behavior that is characterized by excessive acquisition and an inability or unwillingness to discard large quantities of objects that cover the living areas of the home and cause significant distress or impairment.
Confession is an ABC crime/police documentary which was broadcast from June 19, 1958, to January 13, 1959, with interviewer Jack Wyatt questioning assorted criminals.
Conspicuous consumption is the spending of money on and the acquiring of luxury goods and services to publicly display economic power—of the income or of the accumulated wealth of the buyer.
Consumerism is a social and economic order and ideology that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts.
Cops (stylized as COPS) is an American half-hour documentary/reality legal series that follows police officers, constables, sheriff's deputies, federal agents, and state troopers during patrols and other police activities including prostitution and narcotics stings.
A court is a tribunal, often as a government institution, with the authority to adjudicate legal disputes between parties and carry out the administration of justice in civil, criminal, and administrative matters in accordance with the rule of law.
A court show (also known as a judge show, legal/courtroom program, courtroom show, or judicial show) is a television programming subgenre of either legal dramas or reality legal programming.
The reality television genre, and specific reality television shows, have been subject to significant criticism since the genre first rose to worldwide popularity in the 1990s.
Culver City is a city in Los Angeles County, California.
Curtis Edward Gowdy (July 31, 1919 – February 20, 2006) was an American sportscaster, well known as the longtime "voice" of the Boston Red Sox and for his coverage of many nationally televised sporting events, primarily for NBC Sports and ABC Sports in the 1960s and 1970s.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
The Daily Record is a Scottish tabloid newspaper based in Glasgow.
Damon Francis Knight (September 19, 1922 – April 15, 2002) was an American science fiction author, editor and critic.
Dancing on Ice is a British made dance competition television series franchise produced around the world.
Dancing with the Stars is the name of several international television series based on the format of the British TV series Strictly Come Dancing, which is distributed by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC.
Dancing with the Stars is an American dance competition television series that premiered on June 1, 2005, on ABC.
David Guy Compton (born August 19, 1930) is a British author who writes science fiction under the name D. G. Compton.
David Giuntoli is an American actor.
David Daniel Otunga Sr. (born April 7, 1980) is an American actor, lawyer, and retired professional wrestler signed with WWE as a commentator.
Daytime television is a television genre which features television programming traditionally produced and scheduled to air between the hours of 9 a.m. (at the end of morning show-type programming) and 8 p.m. (when local news and the early fringe of primetime begins).
Dead Famous (2001) is a comedy/whodunit novel by Ben Elton in which ratings for a reality TV show, very similar to Big Brother, rocket when a housemate is murdered.
Dead Set is a British television horror serial created by Charlie Brooker.
Deadliest Catch is a documentary television series produced by Original Productions for the Discovery Channel.
Deadline was a reality television series, aired on ITV2 during April and May 2007.
Deal or No Deal is the name of several closely related television game shows, the first of which (launching the format) was the Dutch Miljoenenjacht (Hunt for Millions) produced by Dutch producer Endemol.
Death Watch (La Mort en direct) is a 1980 science fiction film directed by Bertrand Tavernier.
Debbie Travis' Facelift was a home improvement reality television show that ran from January 28, 2003 to December 30, 2005.
Designed to Sell is an HGTV American reality television show produced by Pie Town Productions in Los Angeles and Chicago and Edelman Productions in Washington, D.C., and Atlanta.
Desperate Housewives is an American television comedy-drama and mystery series created by Marc Cherry and produced by ABC Studios and Cherry Productions.
Direct Cinema is a documentary genre that originated between 1958 and 1962 in North America, principally in the Canadian province of Quebec and the United States, and developed by Jean Rouch in France.
A disability is an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these.
Disapproval voting is any electoral system that allows many voters to express formal disapproval simultaneously, in a system where they all share some power.
Divorce Court is an American nontraditional court show that revolves around settling the disputes of couples going through divorces.
Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.
A docudrama (or documentary drama) is a genre of radio and television programming, feature film, and staged theatre, which features dramatized re-enactments of actual events.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
Dog the Bounty Hunter is an American reality television series which aired on A&E and chronicled Duane "Dog" Chapman's experiences as a bounty hunter.
Dominican Americans (domínico-americanos, norteamericanos de origen dominicano or estadounidenses de origen dominicano) are Americans who trace their ancestry to the Dominican Republic.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.
Dragons' Den is a reality television program format in which entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of venture capitalists in the hope of securing investment finance from them.
Drawn Together is an American adult animated sitcom that ran on Comedy Central from October 27, 2004 to November 14, 2007.
Dream Job is an American reality television show from ESPN, which began on February 22, 2004.
Duck Commander is both the brand of a duck call and the name of the company in West Monroe, Louisiana, United States.
Duck Dynasty was an American reality television series on A&E that portrayed the lives of the Robertson family, who became successful from their family-operated business, Duck Commander.
A dystopia (from the Greek δυσ- "bad" and τόπος "place"; alternatively, cacotopia,Cacotopia (from κακός kakos "bad") was the term used by Jeremy Bentham in his 19th century works kakotopia, or simply anti-utopia) is a community or society that is undesirable or frightening.
E! (originally an initialism of Entertainment Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, all owned by Comcast.
EDtv is a 1999 American satirical comedy film directed by Ron Howard.
Elisabeth DelPadre Hasselbeck (née Filarski; born May 28, 1977) is a retired American television personality and talk show host.
An Emmy Award, or simply Emmy, is an American award that recognizes excellence in the television industry, and is the equivalent of an Academy Award (for film), the Tony Award (for theater), and the Grammy Award (for music).
Endemol is a Dutch-based media company that produced and distributed multiplatform entertainment content.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often initially a small business.
Ex-Wives of Rock is a Canadian reality television series that airs on Slice in Canada and Fuse in the United States.
Expedition Robinson is a Swedish reality television program in which contestants are put into survival situations, and a voting process eliminates one person each episode until a winner is determined.
Howard Schultz Extreme Makeover is an American reality television series which premiered on ABC on December 11, 2002.
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (EM:HE; sometimes informally referred to as Extreme Home Makeover) is an American reality television series providing home improvements for less fortunate families and community schools.
Extreme Weight Loss (originally titled Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition) is a television program from ABC in which individuals volunteer to receive training and lifestyle changes from trainer Chris Powell and his wife, Heidi Powell.
Face Off is an American reality television game show on the Syfy cable network in which a group of prosthetic makeup artists compete against each other to create prostheses such as those found in science fiction and horror films.
Factual television is a genre of non-fiction television programming that documents actual events and people.
Faking It is a television programme originating on Channel 4 which has spawned various international remakes, including a United States version which began in 2003 on the TLC network.
A false premise is an incorrect proposition that forms the basis of an argument or syllogism.
Famous Jury Trials is a dramatized court show that first appeared on radio, followed by television, and then in the movies.
Fat March is an American reality television series on the ABC network, based on the U.K. Channel Four series Too Big To Walk.
Fear (promoted as MTV's Fear) is an American paranormal reality television series that originally aired from 2000 to 2002 on MTV.
Fear Factor is an American stunt/dare game show that originally aired on NBC from 2001 to 2006.
"Fifteen Million Merits" is the second episode of the first series of British science fiction anthology series Black Mirror.
William Jonathan Drayton Jr. (born March 16, 1959), better known by his stage name Flavor Flav, is an American musician, rapper, actor, television personality, and comedian who rose to prominence as a member of the hip-hop group Public Enemy.
Flavor of Love is an American reality television dating game show starring Flavor Flav of the rap group Public Enemy.
Flip or Flop is a television franchise of television programs.
Fly-on-the-wall is a style of documentary-making used in film and television production.
Food Network Star is a reality television series that premiered June 5, 2005.
Fox & Friends is a daily morning conservative news/talk program that airs on Fox News Channel, hosted by Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade.
The Fox Broadcasting Company (often shortened to Fox and stylized as FOX) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Fox Entertainment Group, a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.
Fox Reality Channel was an all-reality television channel available on cable and satellite television in the United States from 2005 to 2010, being discontinued on different dates for different providers.
Francis Asbury Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940) is a former National Football League (NFL) quarterback, television personality, and computer software executive.
French-speaking Quebecers or Quebeckers (Québécois) are francophone residents of the province of Quebec in Canada.
Freshwater Blue is an Australian reality-drama series created by Toby Yoshimura and Ben Alcott for MTV Australia.
From G's to Gents was an MTV reality television series which features misdirected young men willing to change their lives and become gentlemen.
Gabe Sachs, American television producer, has been a writer/producer with writing/producing partner Jeff Judah for a number of primetime television shows and movies including Freaks & Geeks, Just Shoot Me, Undeclared, Life As We Know It, 90210 What About Brian and currently the NBC/Sony hit series The Night Shift.
The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA; Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, (CLG)) is an Irish international amateur sporting and cultural organisation, focused primarily on promoting indigenous Gaelic games and pastimes, which include the traditional Irish sports of hurling, camogie, Gaelic football, Gaelic handball and rounders.
Gaelic football (Irish: Peil Ghaelach; short name Peil or Caid), commonly referred to as football or Gaelic, is an Irish team sport.
A game show is a type of radio, television, or stage show in which contestants, individually or as teams, play a game which involves answering questions or solving puzzles, usually for money or prizes.
Game Show Network (GSN) is an American pay television channel that is a joint venture between Sony Pictures Television (owning a 58% interest) and AT&T (holding 42%).
Gene Simmons Family Jewels is an American reality television series that premiered on A&E on August 7, 2006.
Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode (written, spoken, digital, artistic, etc.) with socially-agreed upon conventions developed over time.
George Schlatter (born December 31, 1932) is an American television producer and director, best known for Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In and founder of the American Comedy Awards.
Get Out Alive with Bear Grylls is an American reality competition series hosted by adventurer and survivalist Bear Grylls.
In folklore, a ghost (sometimes known as an apparition, haunt, phantom, poltergeist, shade, specter or spectre, spirit, spook, and wraith) is the soul or spirit of a dead person or animal that can appear to the living.
Ghost Hunters was an American paranormal reality television series that premiered on October 6, 2004, on Syfy (previously the Sci Fi Channel) and ran until October 26, 2016.
Ghost hunting is the process of investigating locations that are reported to be haunted by ghosts.
A gladiator (gladiator, "swordsman", from gladius, "sword") was an armed combatant who entertained audiences in the Roman Republic and Roman Empire in violent confrontations with other gladiators, wild animals, and condemned criminals.
Glee is an American musical comedy-drama television series that aired on the Fox network in the United States from May 19, 2009, to March 20, 2015.
Global Reality Channel was a Canadian English language Category B specialty channel owned by Shaw Media.
Got Talent is a British talent show television format conceived and owned by Simon Cowell's SYCOtv company.
Graham Barnfield (born 5 November 1969 in Leicester) is a British academic and pundit associated with the hard left Revolutionary Communist Party (1981-1997).
The Great Reality TV Swindle (also known as Project MS-2) was a con perpetrated in 2002 by Nik Russian, a British man who, at the time, was working at an entry-level position in a branch of the UK book chain Waterstone's.
Halloween: Resurrection is a 2002 American slasher film and the eighth installment in the Halloween franchise.
Hardcore Pawn is an American reality television series produced by RDF USA (later Zodiak USA) and Richard Dominick Productions for truTV about the day-to-day operations of American Jewelry and Loan, a family-owned and operated Pawn shop and broker in Detroit, Michigan's 8 Mile Road corridor.
Harry Juhani "Hjallis" Harkimo (born 2 November 1953 in Helsinki) is a Finnish businessman, sportsperson and a member of the Finnish Parliament.
A haunted house or ghosthouse is a house or other building often perceived as being inhabited by disembodied spirits of the deceased who may have been former residents or were familiar with the property.
Hell Date was a prank, dating show on Black Entertainment Television (BET).
Hell's Kitchen is an American reality competition television series based on the British series of the same name.
Here Comes Honey Boo Boo is an American reality television series that aired on TLC featuring the family of child beauty pageant contestant Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson.
HGTV (an initialism for Home & Garden Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by Discovery, Inc. HGTV broadcasts a variety of how-to shows with a focus on home improvement, gardening, crafts, and remodeling.
A hidden camera or spy camera or security camera is a still or video camera used to record people without their knowledge.
Hissa Hilal (حصة هلال) is a Saudi Arabian poet.
Historical reenactment (or re-enactment) is an educational or entertainment activity in which people follow a plan to recreate aspects of a historical event or period.
History (originally The History Channel from 1995 to 2008) is a history-based digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by A&E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Communications and the Disney–ABC Television Group division of the Walt Disney Company.
Hoarders is an American reality television series that debuted on A&E.
Hoarding: Buried Alive is an American documentary television series that premiered on TLC on March 14, 2010.
Hogan Knows Best is an American reality documentary television series on VH1.
Holiday Showdown was a BAFTA-nominated and Royal Television Society Award-winning reality television programme, produced by Chris Kelly for the United Kingdom independent TV production company RDF Media.
Hollywood Exes is an American reality television series that debuted on June 27, 2012, and airs on VH1.
Holmes on Homes is a Canadian television series featuring general contractor Mike Holmes visiting homeowners who are in need of help, mainly due to unsatisfactory home renovations performed by hired contractors.
Hotel Hell was an American reality television series created, hosted and narrated by Gordon Ramsay, which ran on the Fox network for three seasons from 2012 to 2016.
How Do I Look? was a makeover show airing on the Style Network.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Maria? is a British reality television talent show that documented the search for an undiscovered musical theatre performer to play the role of Maria von Trapp in the 2006 Andrew Lloyd Webber and David Ian stage production of The Sound of Music.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
Terry Gene Bollea (born August 11, 1953), better known by his ring name Hulk Hogan, is an American retired professional wrestler, actor, television personality, entrepreneur and musician.
Hunting is the practice of killing or trapping animals, or pursuing or tracking them with the intent of doing so.
I Know My Kid's a Star is an American competitive reality television TV show for aspiring child actors and their parents.
I Love New York is a reality television series featuring Tiffany "New York" Pollard on a quest to find her true love.
Ice Road Truckers (commercially abbreviated IRT) is a reality television series that premiered on History, on June 17, 2007.
An Ideology is a collection of normative beliefs and values that an individual or group holds for other than purely epistemic reasons.
Idols (also known as SuperStar in some countries) is a reality television singing competition format created by British television producer Simon Fuller and developed by FremantleMedia.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Indian Idol is the Indian version of the Pop Idol format that airs on Sony Entertainment Television since 2004.
Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.
Ink Master is an American reality competition television series airing on Paramount Network.
Inside Edition (alternately titled as Inside Edition with Deborah Norville in program introductions for its weekday broadcasts since 1998) is an American television newsmagazine that is distributed in first-run syndication by CBS Television Distribution.
The International Business Times is an American online news publication that publishes seven national editions and four languages.
International Socialism is a British-based quarterly journal established in 1960 and published in London by the Socialist Workers Party which discusses socialist theory.
Invasion Iowa is a television series that aired on Spike TV beginning on March 29, 2005, on ITV4 beginning on 3 November 2005 and The Comedy Channel in April 2007.
INXS (a phonetic play on "in excess") were an Australian rock band, formed as The Farriss Brothers in 1977 in Sydney, New South Wales.
Iranian Americans or Persian Americans are U.S. citizens who are of Iranian ancestry or who hold Iranian citizenship.
The Iron Age is the final epoch of the three-age system, preceded by the Stone Age (Neolithic) and the Bronze Age.
ITV Granada (formerly Granada Television; informally Granada) is the Channel 3 regional service for North West England and the Isle of Man.
J.D. Fortune (born Jason Bennison on September 1, 1973) is a Canadian rock singer and songwriter.
Jacinda Barrett (born August 2, 1972), an Australian actress and former model, first became known to audiences as a cast member on The Real World: London (1995) before appearing in films such as The Human Stain (2003), Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004), Ladder 49 (2004), The Namesake (2006), Poseidon (2006), and The Last Kiss (2006).
John Francis Minford "Jack" Wyatt (August 19, 1917 – April 4, 2008) was an advertising executive and television host from New York City and Dallas, Texas, who, during his early fifties, was ordained as an Episcopalian priest.
Jackass is an American extreme stunt franchise, which originally ran on MTV from 2000 to 2002 for three seasons, featuring ten stuntmen — Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Chris Pontius, Dave England, Steve-O, Ryan Dunn, Brandon DiCamillo, Ehren McGhehey, Preston Lacy, and Jason Acuña, performing various dangerous, crude, self-injuring stunts and pranks.
Jackass 3D (also known as Jackass 3) is a 2010 American 3D adult comedy film and the third film in the ''Jackass'' film series.
Jackass Number Two is a 2006 American reality comedy film.
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa is a 2013 American hidden camera comedy film directed by Jeff Tremaine and written by Tremaine, Spike Jonze and Johnny Knoxville.
Jackass: The Movie is a 2002 American reality comedy film directed by Jeff Tremaine.
Jade Cerisa Lorraine Goody (5 June 1981 – 22 March 2009) was an English reality-television personality.
James Poniewozik (born 1968) is an American journalist and television critic.
Jamie Jilynn Chung (born April 10, 1983) is an American actress, blogger, and former reality television personality.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jeff Jarvis (born July 15, 1954) is an American journalist, professor, public speaker and former television critic.
Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin.
Jersey Shore is an American reality television series that ran on MTV from December 3, 2009 to December 20, 2012 in the United States.
James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, musician, producer and painter.
João Agripino da Costa Doria Júnior (born December 16, 1957) is a Brazilian politician, businessman and journalist who served as the 52nd Mayor of São Paulo from 1 January 2017 to his resignation on 6 April 2018.
Joe Millionaire is an American reality television show that was broadcast on Fox beginning in January 2003.
Joe Swanberg (born August 31, 1981) is an American independent film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Johannes Hendrikus Hubert "John" de Mol Jr. (born 24 April 1955) is a Dutch media tycoon and television producer.
John Russell Langley (born 1943) is an American television and film director, writer, and producer who is best known as the creator and executive producer of the long-running television show COPS, which premiered on FOX in March 1989.
Judge Alex is an American syndicated arbitration-based reality court show, presided over by retired police officer, lawyer, and Florida Judge Alex Ferrer.
Judge Hatchett is an American arbitration-based reality court show, produced and distributed by Sony Pictures Television.
Judge Joe Brown is an American arbitration-based reality court show starring former Shelby County, Tennessee, Criminal Court judge Joe Brown.
Judge Judy is an American arbitration-based reality court show presided over by Judge Judy Sheindlin, a retired Manhattan family court judge.
Judge Mathis is a syndicated arbitration-based reality court show presided over by the retired Judge of Michigan's 36th District Court, Greg Mathis.
Judge Mills Lane is a syndicated American television series and arbitration-based reality court show that ran in first-run syndication from August 17, 1998 to September 7, 2001.
Just for Laughs: Gags (in French, Juste pour rire: Gags) is a Canadian silent comedy/hidden camera reality television show that is under the Just for Laughs brand.
Kardashian (Քարտաշեան) is an Armenian surname (from the Armenian քարտաշ meaning "stone carver").
Kate Wilhelm (June 8, 1928 – March 8, 2018) was an American author.
Keep Running, previously known as Running Man, or Hurry Up, Brother before 2017, is a Chinese variety show broadcast on ZRTG: Zhejiang Television.
Keeping Up with the Kardashians (often abbreviated KUWTK) is an American reality television series that airs on the E! cable network.
Kelly Osbourne (born 27 October 1984) is a British singer-songwriter, actress, television presenter and fashion designer.
Terence Thomas Kevin O'Leary (born 9 July 1954) is an Irish Canadian businessman, author and television personality.
Kimberly Kardashian West (born October 21, 1980) is an American reality television personality and socialite.
Knight School is a television documentary produced by ESPN about a group of sixteen Texas Tech University students trying to make the Bob Knight coached Texas Tech Red Raiders basketball team as a non-scholarship (walk-on) player for the 2006–07 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) season.
Krishnan Guru-Murthy (born 5 April 1970) is a British journalist on Channel 4.
Kristin Elizabeth Cutler citing (née Cavallari; born January 5, 1987) is an American television personality, fashion designer, and actress. Born in Denver, Colorado, she attended Laguna Beach High School as a teenager after spending junior high and freshman year living in Barrington, Illinois. In 2004, Cavallari came to prominence after being cast in the reality television series Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County, which documented the lives of her and her friends. After moving to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career in 2006, Cavallari appeared in several television series as minor characters. Cavallari is married to American football player Jay Cutler.
Kroll Show is an American sketch comedy television series created by and starring comedian Nick Kroll.
Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County is an American reality television series that originally aired on MTV from September 28, 2004 until November 15, 2006.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal is a major daily newspaper published in Las Vegas, Nevada, since 1909.
Last Comic Standing is an American reality television talent competition show on NBC that aired from 2003 to 2010, then again in 2014 and 2015.
Lauren Katherine Tell (née Conrad; born February 1, 1986) is an American television personality, fashion designer, and author.
Le Prix du Danger (The Prize of Peril) is a 1983 French-Yugoslav science fiction movie, directed by Yves Boisset.
The Learning and Skills Council (LSC) was a non-departmental public body jointly sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and the Department for Children, Schools and Families (DCSF) in England.
Lebanese Americans (أمريكيون لبنانيون) are Americans of Lebanese descent.
Lick Life (also known simply as Lizard Lick previously known as Lizard Lick Towing) is an American reality television show that originated as a spin-off of the series All Worked Up and ran for four seasons on truTV from February 7, 2011, to August 18, 2014.
The Life Laundry was a BBC reality TV show that ran for three series from 2002 to 2004.
This is a listing of all those that have served as the Mayor of the City of São Paulo, Brazil.
This is a list of reality television series, by general type, listed with the date of their premiere.
The following is a list of television series franchises.
Little People, Big World is an American reality television series that premiered on March 4, 2006, and airs on TLC.
Living in the Past was a fly on the wall documentary programme aired by the BBC in 1978 which followed a group of fifteen young volunteers, six couples and three children, recreating an Iron Age settlement, where they sustained themselves for a year, equipped only with the tools, crops and livestock that would have been available in Britain in the 2nd Century BC.
Location, Location, Location is a Channel 4 property programme, presented by Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer and produced by IWC Media, part of the RDF Media Group.
A bunk bed loft can be an upper storey or attic in a building, directly under the roof (US usage) or just a storage space under the roof usually accessed by a ladder (British usage).
The London Evening Standard (or simply Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.
The London School of Economics (officially The London School of Economics and Political Science, often referred to as LSE) is a public research university located in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Lost is a reality television show screened in the United States and United Kingdom in late 2001.
Lost is an American drama television series that originally aired on the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) from September 22, 2004, to May 23, 2010, over six seasons, comprising a total of 121 episodes.
Louis 19, King of the Airwaves (Louis 19, le roi des ondes) is a Canadian comedy film, released in 1994.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Love & Hip Hop is a media franchise that consists of several reality television series broadcast on VH1.
Love in the Wild is a reality television series that debuted on June 29, 2011 on NBC.
Love It or List It is a television franchise of television programs created by Maria Armstrong and Catherine Fogarty.
"Low culture" is a derogatory term for forms of popular culture that have mass appeal.
MTV's MADE is a self-improvement reality television series broadcast on MTV.
Made in Chelsea (abbreviated MIC) is a BAFTA award-winning, structured-reality television series broadcast by E4 in the United Kingdom.
Madonna: Truth or Dare (known as In Bed with Madonna outside of North America) is a 1991 American documentary film chronicling the life of American singer and songwriter Madonna during her 1990 Blond Ambition World Tour.
A makeover is a radical change in appearance.
Making the Band was an ABC/MTV reality television series that exists in separate iterations, each iteration focusing on a specific music act.
In Gaelic games, a manager or coach (Bainisteoir) is an individual involved in the direction and instruction of the on-field operations of a team.
A marathon is an event in which viewers or readers engage many hours-worth of media (film, television, books, YouTube videos etc.) in a condensed time period.
Margaret Eleanor Atwood (born November 18, 1939) is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, inventor, teacher and environmental activist.
Marooned with Ed Stafford is a documentary television series commissioned by Discovery Channel and produced by Tigress Productions, part of the Endemol Shine Group.
Married by America was a reality television program hosted by Los Angeles DJ Sean Valentine that aired in the United States on Fox in the spring of 2003.
Mass surveillance is the intricate surveillance of an entire or a substantial fraction of a population in order to monitor that group of citizens.
MasterChef is a competitive cooking show television format created by Franc Roddam, which originated with the UK version in July 1990.
Materialism is a form of philosophical monism which holds that matter is the fundamental substance in nature, and that all things, including mental aspects and consciousness, are results of material interactions.
Matt Kunitz is an American television executive producer known for his work on reality television programming.
Matthew John "Matt" Labash (born 1970 or 1971) is an American author and journalist who is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard, where his articles frequently appear.
Max Headroom is an American satirical science fiction television series by Chrysalis Visual Programming and Lakeside Productions for Lorimar-Telepictures that aired in the United States on ABC from March 1987 to May 1988.
Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future is a 1985 cyberpunk television film created by Chrysalis Visual Programming Ltd.
The Mayor of the City of Jerusalem is head of the executive branch of the political system in Jerusalem, Israel.
Media manipulation is a series of related techniques in which partisans create an image or argument that favours their particular interests.
Miami Ink was an American reality show on TLC that follows the events that took place at a tattoo parlour in Miami Beach, Florida.
Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles (previously Million Dollar Listing) is an American reality television series on Bravo that debuted on August 29, 2006.
Million's Poet (Arabic: شاعر المليون) is a reality television show on the United Arab Emirates television network Abu Dhabi TV and the Million's Poet Channel.
Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the American based Miss Universe Organization.
A mockumentary (a portmanteau of mock and documentary) or docucomedy is a type of movie or television show depicting fictional events but presented as a documentary.
Modern Family is an American television mockumentary family sitcom that premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009, which follows the lives of Jay Pritchett and his family, all of whom live in suburban Los Angeles.
Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, initiated by Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.
Motorway Patrol is a New Zealand observational documentary show created by Greenstone Pictures.
MSNBC is an American news cable and satellite television network that provides news coverage and political commentary from NBC News on current events.
MTV (originally an initialism of Music Television) is an American cable and satellite television channel owned by Viacom Media Networks (a division of Viacom) and headquartered in New York City.
VJ Search is the title of a reality television program aired on Canadian music video TV station MuchMusic.
Mumblecore is a subgenre of independent filmHoberman, J. (August 14, 2007).
A music video is a short film that integrates a song with imagery, and is produced for promotional or artistic purposes.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss was a television show on the Fox Network that was filmed in July 2004 and aired from November–December 2004.
My Big Fat Obnoxious Fiancé was an American reality show that aired on the Fox Network in 2004.
The fourth series of the Australian competitive cooking game show My Kitchen Rules commenced on 28 January 2013 and concluded on 28 April 2013 on Seven Network.
My Super Sweet 16 is an MTV reality TV series documenting the lives of teenagers, usually in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom, generally with wealthy parents who throw excessive coming of age celebrations.
n+1 is a New York–based American literary magazine that publishes social criticism, political commentary, essays, art, poetry, book reviews, and short fiction.
Naked and Afraid is an American reality series that airs on the Discovery Channel.
Naked News is a Canadian news and entertainment program owned by Naked Broadcasting Network.
Linnethia Monique "NeNe" Leakes (née Johnson; born on December 13, 1967) is an American television personality, actress, presenter, author, and fashion designer.
Neoliberalism or neo-liberalism refers primarily to the 20th-century resurgence of 19th-century ideas associated with laissez-faire economic liberalism.
The Netherlands (Nederland), often referred to as Holland, is a country located mostly in Western Europe with a population of seventeen million.
Network is a 1976 American satirical film written by Paddy Chayefsky and directed by Sidney Lumet, about a fictional television network, UBS, and its struggle with poor ratings.
New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica is an American reality television series that aired on MTV.
News broadcasting is the medium of broadcasting of various news events and other information via television, radio, or internet in the field of broadcast journalism.
Nicole Camille Richie-Madden (born Nicole Camille Escovedo; September 21, 1981) is an American fashion designer, author, actress and television personality.
Nielsen ratings are the audience measurement systems operated by Nielsen Media Research that seek to determine the audience size and composition of television programming in the United States.
Night vision is the ability to see in low-light conditions.
Nir Barkat (ניר ברקת; born 19 October 1959) is an Israeli businessman, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and politician.
, derived from the Sino-Japanese word for "skill" or "talent", is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century.
Non-destructive editing is a form of audio, video or image editing where the original content is not modified in the course of editing, instead the edits are specified and modified by specialized software.
NRC Handelsblad, often abbreviated to NRC, is a daily evening newspaper published in the Netherlands by NRC Media.
A nuclear family, elementary family or conjugal family is a family group consisting of two parents and their children (one or more).
Nudity, or nakedness, is the state of wearing no clothing.
Nummer 28 was a Dutch reality soap, directed by Joost Tholens and produced by Today TV, shown as part of the youth show "1-4-U" of public broadcaster KRO in 1991.
The O. J. Simpson murder case (officially titled People of the State of California v. Orenthal James Simpson) was a criminal trial held at the Los Angeles County Superior Court in which former National Football League (NFL) player, broadcaster, and actor Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson was tried on two counts of murder for the June 12, 1994, deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.
On the Lot was a single season reality show and online competition for filmmaking, produced by Steven Spielberg, Mark Burnett and David Goffin.
Operation Good Guys is a British mockumentary series about an elite police unit's bid to snare one of Britain's most powerful crime lords.
Oryx and Crake is a novel by the Canadian author Margaret Atwood.
Overhaulin is an American automotive reality television series that ran for five seasons between 2004 and 2008 on TLC.
Paramount Network is an American general entertainment cable and satellite channel owned by the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.
Paranormal events are phenomena described in popular culture, folk, and other non-scientific bodies of knowledge, whose existence within these contexts is described to lie beyond normal experience or scientific explanation.
Paranormal State is an American paranormal reality television series that premiered on the A&E Network on December 10, 2007.
Paranormal television is a genre of reality television.
Parapsychology is the study of paranormal and psychic phenomena which include telepathy, precognition, clairvoyance, psychokinesis, near-death experiences, reincarnation, apparitional experiences, and other paranormal claims.
Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American television personality, socialite, business woman, model, and singer.
Parks and Recreation is an American political satire television sitcom created by Greg Daniels and Michael Schur.
The Parliament of Finland, is the unicameral supreme legislature of Finland, founded on 9 May 1906.
Pawn Stars is an American reality television series, shown on History, and produced by Leftfield Pictures.
A pawnbroker is an individual or business (pawnshop or pawn shop) that offers secured loans to people, with items of personal property used as collateral.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
People Like Us is a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary (or mockumentary) written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer.
Peyton Place is an American prime-time soap opera which aired on ABC in half-hour episodes from September 15, 1964, to June 2, 1969.
Philadelphia Weekly (PW) is an alternative newspaper in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, published every Wednesday.
Pimp My Ride is an American television series produced by MTV and hosted by rapper Xzibit, which ran on MTV for six seasons from 2004 to 2007.
Platinum Hit is a 2011 reality competition series on Bravo, in which 12 singer-songwriters compete through innovative songwriting challenges that tested their creativity, patience and drive.
Platinum Weddings is an American reality television series which premiered on July 23, 2006, on the WE tv cable channel.
The playoffs, play-offs, postseason and/or finals of a sports league are a competition played after the regular season by the top competitors to determine the league champion or a similar accolade.
The police procedural, or police crime drama, is a subgenre of detective fiction that depicts investigations into several unrelated crimes in a single story or episode.
Police Stop! is a series of real-life police video programmes, which were made originally for video from 1993 onwards and were later originally broadcast on Sky1.
Pop Idol is a British television music competition created by Simon Fuller which ran on ITV from 2001 to 2003.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
Popstars was an international reality television franchise and a precursor to the ''Idol'' series.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
The Primetime Emmy Award is an American award bestowed by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) in recognition of excellence in American primetime television programming.
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program is an award that was first awarded in 2008.
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality Program was a category award handed out annually at the Creative Arts Emmy Award ceremony.
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program is handed out for reality competition formats during the primetime telecast since 2003.
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Structured Reality Program is handed out annually at the Creative Arts Emmy Award ceremony.
The Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program is handed out annually at the Creative Arts Emmy Award ceremony.
Professional wrestling (often shortened to pro wrestling or simply wrestling) is a form of sports entertainment which combines athletics with theatrical performance.
Project Greenlight is an American documentary television series focusing on first-time filmmakers being given the chance to direct a feature film.
Project Runway is an American reality television series that focuses on fashion design.
The Property Brothers franchise is a media franchise that stars Canadian twins Jonathan and Drew Scott and centers around the selling, purchasing, and renovation of real estate property.
Psychokinesis (from Greek ψυχή "mind" and κίνησις "movement"), or telekinesis (from τηλε- "far off" and κίνηση "movement"), is an alleged psychic ability allowing a person to influence a physical system without physical interaction. Psychokinesis experiments have historically been criticized for lack of proper controls and repeatability. There is no convincing evidence that psychokinesis is a real phenomenon, and the topic is generally regarded as pseudoscience.
Punk'd is an American hidden camera-practical joke reality television series that first aired on MTV in 2003.
Push Girls is an American reality television series on the SundanceTV.
Queen for a Day was an American radio and television game show that helped to usher in American listeners' and viewers' fascination with big-prize giveaway shows.
Queer Eye is an American reality television series that premiered on the cable television network Bravo in July 2003.
Radio Times is a British weekly television and radio programme listings magazine.
Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares is a television program featuring British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay first broadcast on Channel 4 in 2004.
Reading is a large, historically important minster town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town.
Real Life is a 1979 American comedy film starring Albert Brooks (in his directorial debut), who also co-authored the screenplay.
Real People was an NBC reality television series that aired Wednesdays at 8:00-9:00 on NBC from 1979 to 1984.
Real World (formerly known as The Real World from 1992 to 2013) is a reality television series on MTV originally produced by Mary-Ellis Bunim and Jonathan Murray.
Reality film or reality movie describes a genre of films that have resulted from reality television, such as The Real Cancun, MTV's film version of The Real World, which was originally titled Spring Break: The Reality Movie.
Reno 911! is an American comedy television series on Comedy Central that ran from 2003 to 2009.
Restaurant Makeover is a television series on HGTV Canada which currently airs as reruns on the Food Network Canada and HGTV Canada, as well as the Fine Living channel and Food Network in the United States, DTour and in over 16 other countries worldwide.
Restaurant Startup is an American food competition series broadcast on CNBC, which premiered in 2014.
Richard Gustave Stern (February 25, 1928 – January 24, 2013) was an American novelist, short story writer, and educator.
Road Rules is an MTV reality show that was a sister show of the network's flagship reality show, The Real World.
Robert George Kardashian (February 22, 1944 – September 30, 2003) was an American attorney and businessman.
Robert Sheckley (July 17, 1928 – December 9, 2005) was an American writer.
Rock Rivals is a British television drama series following the lives of two celebrity judges on an X Factor style show as their marriage falls apart.
Rock Star: INXS is the first season of the reality television show Rock Star where 15 contestants competed to become the lead vocalist for the Australian rock band INXS.
The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Room 401 is a hidden camera/reality television series on MTV, executive produced by Ashton Kutcher and Jason Goldberg.
RTÉ One (RTÉ a hAon) is the flagship television channel of Raidió Teilifís Éireann (RTÉ), and it is the most popular and most watched television channel in Ireland.
Running Man is a 2015 Chinese reality comedy film directed by Hu Jia and Cen Junyi.
RuPaul's Drag Race is an American reality competition television series produced by World of Wonder for Logo TV and, beginning with the ninth season, VH1.
Saudi Arabia, officially the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), is a sovereign Arab state in Western Asia constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula.
Saw is an American horror franchise distributed by Lionsgate, produced by Twisted Pictures and created by James Wan and Leigh Whannell, that consists of eight feature films and additional media.
Scare Tactics is an American comedy horror hidden camera television show, produced by Scott Hallock and Kevin Healey.
Scariest Places on Earth is an American paranormal reality television series that originally aired from October 23, 2000, to October 29, 2006, on Fox Family, and later ABC Family.
Scream Queens is an American reality series on VH1 produced by Joke Productions and Lionsgate Television that premiered in October 2008.
Sean Patrick Duffy (born October 3, 1971) is an American politician, prosecutor, former sports commentator and reality television personality.
Self-help or self-improvement is a self-guided improvementAPA Dictionary of Physicology, 1st ed., Gary R. VandenBos, ed., Washington: American Psychological Association, 2007.
Sergio Mora (born December 4, 1980) is an American professional boxer.
Serhiy Leonidovych Tihipko or Sergiy Tigipko (Сергій Леонідович Тiгiпко Сергей Леонидович Тигипко) (born 13 February 1960) is a Ukrainian politician and finance specialist who has been Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine.
Series 7: The Contenders is a 2001 dark comedy directed by Daniel Minahan.
Seven Dwarves is a seven-part documentary reality television series commissioned by Channel 4 in the United Kingdom.
Shahs of Sunset is an American reality television series that airs on Bravo.
Shattered was a reality television programme shown on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom.
Shawn Nichols Weatherly (born July 24, 1959) is an American actress and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss USA and Miss Universe in 1980.
Shear Genius is an American reality television series on the Bravo network that focuses on hair styling.
Sheena Shirley Easton (née Orr; born 27 April 1959) is a Scottish-American singer, recording artist and stage and screen actress with dual British-American nationality.
Show Me the Monet is a British television series first aired on BBC2 in May 2011.
Siberia is an American supernatural drama series shot in the style of a reality television show where 14 contestants must survive in the Siberian territory of Tunguska.
A single-elimination, knockout, or sudden death tournament is a type of elimination tournament where the loser of each match-up is immediately eliminated from the tournament.
Sister Wives is an American reality television series broadcast on TLC that premiered on September 26, 2010.
Sketch comedy comprises a series of short comedy scenes or vignettes, called "sketches", commonly between one and ten minutes long.
Sleep deprivation is the condition of not having enough sleep; it can be either chronic or acute.
Slumdog Millionaire is a 2008 British drama film directed by Danny Boyle, written by Simon Beaufoy, and produced by Christian Colson.
Snog Marry Avoid? was a British reality television show broadcast on BBC Three, produced by Remarkable Television.
So You Think You Can Dance is a franchise of reality television shows in which contestants compete in dance.
A soap opera or soaper is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction presented in serial format on television, radio and in novels, featuring the lives of many characters and focusing on emotional relationships to the point of melodrama.
A social experiment is a research project conducted with human subjects in the real world.
A socialite is a person (usually from a privileged, wealthy, or aristocratic background) who has a wide reputation and a high position in society.
Softcore pornography or softcore porn is commercial still photography or film that has a pornographic or erotic component.
Solitary is a reality show on the Fox Reality Channel whose contestants were kept in round-the-clock solitary confinement for a number of weeks with the goal of being the last contestant remaining in solitary, for a $50,000 prize.
Solitary confinement is a form of imprisonment in which an inmate is isolated from any human contact, often with the exception of members of prison staff, for 22–24 hours a day, with a sentence ranging from days to decades.
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
Space Cadets is a British television programme made by Zeppotron (a division of Endemol UK) for Channel 4.
Star Academy, called Operación Triunfo ("Operation Triumph") in Spanish-speaking countries, is a highly successful television pop music talent contest with viewer voting and reality show elements.
Star Academy Arab World, also known as Star Academy: Al-Academya (الأكاديمية) or Star Academy Arabia, is a pan-Arab televised talent show, which aired in 2003.
Star Search is an American television show that was produced by T.P.E./Rysher Entertainment from 1983 to 1995, hosted by Ed McMahon, and created by Alfred Masini.
Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship and its crew.
A startup company (startup or start-up) is an entrepreneurial venture which is typically a newly emerged business that aims to meet a marketplace need by developing a viable business model around a product, service, process or a platform.
Stephen Colletti (born February 7, 1986) is an American actor and television personality.
Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy.
Storage Wars (stylized as STORAGE WAR$) is an American reality television series on the A&E Network that premiered on December 1, 2010.
Streetmate is a reality dating game show that first aired on Channel 4 from 30 October 1998 to 9 March 2001, hosted by Davina McCall, and then aired on ITV2 from 27 September to 29 November 2007, this time hosted by Holly Willoughby.
Strictly Come Dancing (informally known as Strictly) is a British television dance contest, featuring celebrity contestants, with professional dance partners competing in a ballroom and Latin dance competition.
Stylista is an American fashion-themed reality-television competition series that premiered on the CW network in the United States, and Citytv in Canada on October 22, 2008.
Suicide is the act of intentionally causing one's own death.
Summer Heights High is an Australian mockumentary television sitcom written by and starring Chris Lilley.
Super Girl or Super Voice Girls (literally "Super Female Voice", as it is homonym with "Super girl") was a Chinese singing contest for female contestants, organized by Hunan Satellite Television between 2004 and 2006.
Supernanny is a reality TV programme which originated in the United Kingdom, about parents struggling with their children's behaviour, mealtime, potty training, etc.
The WB's Superstar USA is a television show that spoofed the popular show American Idol.
Survivor is a reality competition television franchise produced in many countries throughout the world.
Survivor is the American version of the international Survivor reality competition television franchise, itself derived from the Swedish television series Expedition Robinson created by Charlie Parsons which premiered in 1997.
Survivor: The Australian Outback (also referred to as Survivor: Australia in later seasons) is the second season of the American CBS competitive reality television series Survivor.
Survivorman is a Canadian-produced television program, broadcast in Canada on the Outdoor Life Network (OLN), and internationally on Discovery Channel and Science Channel.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Sylvania Waters was an Australian reality television series that followed the lives of an Australian family – one of the first such programs in Australia.
A tabloid talk show is a subgenre of the talk show genre which emphasizes controversial and sensationalistic topical subject matter.
A talk show or chat show is a television programming or radio programming genre in which one person (or group of people) discusses various topics put forth by a talk show host.
William Edward Maguiness (February 12, 1904 – July 12, 1976), known as Ted Mack, was the host of Ted Mack and the Original Amateur Hour on radio and television.
Television consumption has for decades constituted a major part of media consumption in Western culture.
Television criticism is the act of writing or speaking about television programming with a view to evaluating its worth, meaning and other aspects.
Documentary television is a genre of television programming that broadcasts documentaries.
A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.
Temptation Island is an American reality television program broadcast on Fox in which several couples agreed to live with a group of singles of the opposite sex, in order to test the strength of their relationships.
Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.
The Texas Tech Red Raiders Basketball team represents Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas, United States in NCAA Division I men's basketball competition (the school's women's basketball team is known as the "Lady Raiders".) Until April 2016, the team was coached by Tubby Smith, who guided the team to the 2016 NCAA Tournament appearance, its first appearance in the event since 2007.
Texas Tech University, often referred to as Texas Tech, Tech, or TTU, is a public research university in Lubbock, Texas.
Text messaging, or texting, is the act of composing and sending electronic messages, typically consisting of alphabetic and numeric characters, between two or more users of mobile phones, tablets, desktops/laptops, or other devices.
That's Incredible! is an American reality television show that aired on the ABC television network from 1980 to 1984.
That's My Line was a summer CBS reality show developed by Mark Goodson, one of the creators of What's My Line?.
The 10th Victim (La decima vittima) is a 1965 Italian science fiction film directed by Elio Petri and starring Marcello Mastroianni and Ursula Andress, and featuring Elsa Martinelli in a supporting role.
The 1900 House is a historical reality television programme made by Wall to Wall/Channel 4 in 1999.
The Amazing Race is a reality television game show in which teams of two people race around the world in competition with other teams.
The American Sportsman was an American television series from 1965 to 1986 on ABC which presented filmed highlights involving the program's hosts and celebrities participating in hunting and/or fishing trips along with outdoor recreational activities such as whitewater kayaking, hang gliding and free climbing.
The Anna Nicole Show is an American reality sitcom starring former model and Playboy Playmate Anna Nicole Smith.
The Apprentice is a reality talent game show franchise originally aired in 2004 in the United States.
The Apprentice is an American reality television program that judges the business skills of a group of contestants.
The Bachelor Australia is an Australian reality television adaptation of the U.S. series of the same name.
The Bachelor is an American dating and relationship reality television series that debuted on March 25, 2002 on ABC.
The Bachelorette is an American reality television dating game show that debuted on ABC on January 8, 2003.
The Bachelorette Australia is an Australian reality television adaptation of the U.S. series of the same name, and a spin-off of The Bachelor Australia.
The Big Break was a reality television program broadcast by the Golf Channel.
The Big Time was a British documentary and reality television series made by the BBC, consisting of 15 original episodes which ran from 1976 to 1980.
The Biggest Loser is a reality television format which started with the American TV show The Biggest Loser in 2004.
The Celebrity Apprentice is an American television reality competition series.
The Challenge (originally known as Road Rules: All Stars, followed by Real World/Road Rules Challenge) is a reality game show on MTV that is spun off from the network's two reality shows, Real World and Road Rules.
The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is a nonprofit news organization that publishes daily articles in electronic format as well as a weekly print edition.
The Club was an Australian reality television show about an Australian rules football sporting side, the Hammerheads, which was screened on the Seven Network in 2002 for one series.
The Comeback is an American television comedy-drama series produced by HBO that stars actress Lisa Kudrow as sitcom actress Valerie Cherish in modern-day Los Angeles.
The Contender is a reality television series that aired from March 3, 2005 to January 7, 2009 on NBC, ESPN, and Versus.
The Cougar is an American reality television series where an older woman (aka cougar) chooses a boyfriend from a group of twenty younger men.
The Dating Game is an ABC television show.
The Dudesons (Duudsonit) are a four-man stunt group from Finland.
The Family was a 1974 BBC television series made by producer Paul Watson, and directed by Franc Roddam.
The First 48 is an American documentary television series on A&E.
The First Years (Brugklas) is a Dutch mockumentary series, sometimes described as a "scripted reality" series, about students at a junior high school.
The Games was an Australian mockumentary television series about the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
The Girls Next Door, also known as The Girls of the Playboy Mansion, is a reality television series which originally aired on E! from August 7, 2005 until August 8, 2010.
The Glee Project is an American reality television series from Oxygen.
The Gong Show is an amateur talent contest franchised by Sony Pictures Television to many countries.
The Hills is an American reality television series that aired for six seasons on MTV from May 31, 2006, until July 13, 2010.
The Jamie Kennedy Experiment was a half-hour-long American hidden camera/practical joke reality television series that debuted in 2002 and was broadcast on The WB.
The Joe Schmo Show is a reality television hoax show created by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese.
Michael Gregory Mizanin (born October 8, 1980) is an American professional wrestler, actor and media personality currently signed to WWE, where he performs on the SmackDown brand under the ring name The Miz.
The Mole is a reality television game show which was originally created in 1998 by Woestijnvis and broadcast on VRT in Belgium as De Mol.
The Muppets (stylized as the muppets.) is an American television comedy series that originally aired on ABC from September 22, 2015 to March 1, 2016.
The Naked Brothers Band is an American musical comedy television series created by Polly Draper for Nickelodeon.
The National is a private English-language daily newspaper published in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
The New York Sun was an American daily newspaper published in Manhattan from 2002 to 2008.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Newlywed Game is an American television game show that pits newly married couples against each other in a series of revealing question rounds to determine how well the spouses know or do not know each other.
The Next Internet Millionaire was an online reality show hosted by Joel Comm and written and directed by Eric Holmlund.
The O.C. is an American teen drama television series created by Josh Schwartz that originally aired on the Fox network in the United States from August 5, 2003, to February 22, 2007, running a total of four seasons.
The Office is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from March 24, 2005, to May 16, 2013, lasting nine seasons.
The Office is a British mockumentary sitcom, first broadcast in the United Kingdom on BBC Two on 9 July 2001.
The Only Way Is Essex (often abbreviated as TOWIE) is a British reality television series based in Brentwood, England.
The Original Amateur Hour is an American radio and television program.
The Osbournes is an American reality television program featuring the domestic life of heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne and his family.
The People's Court is an American arbitration-based reality court show presided over by retired Florida State Circuit Court Judge Marilyn Milian (her 16th season as the show's arbitrator by September 5, 2016).
The Price Is Right is a television game show franchise originally produced by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman, and created by Bob Stewart, and is currently produced and owned by FremantleMedia (Endemol in Netherlands).
The Profit is an American reality television show broadcast on CNBC.
The Real Cancun is a 2003 American reality film directed by Rick de Oliveira and written by Brian Caldirola.
The Real Housewives is a U.S. media franchise that consists of several reality television series broadcast on Bravo.
The Real Housewives of Orange County (abbreviated RHOC) is an American reality television series that premiered on March 21, 2006 on Bravo.
The Real World: Boston is the sixth season of MTV's reality television series The Real World, which focuses on a group of diverse strangers living together for several months in a different city each season, as cameras follow their lives and interpersonal relationships.
The Running Man is a 1987 American science fiction action film directed by Paul Michael Glaser and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, María Conchita Alonso, Yaphet Kotto, Jesse Ventura, and Richard Dawson.
The Running Man is a science fiction novel by American writer Stephen King, first published under the pseudonym Richard Bachman in 1982 as a paperback original.
The Secret Millionaire is a reality television show which originated in the UK, in which millionaires go incognito into impoverished communities and agree to give away tens of thousands of pounds (or tens of thousands of dollars in the US and Australian versions).
The Shot was a reality television show created by Nigel Barker and produced by VH1 in 2007.
The Simple Life is an American reality television series.
The Sound of Music is a musical with music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
The Sun is a tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
The Surreal Life is an American reality television series that records a group of celebrities as they live together in Glen Campbell's former mansion in the Hollywood Hills for two weeks.
The Swan was a 2004 American reality television program broadcast on Fox in which women who were judged to be ugly were given "extreme makeovers" that included several forms of plastic surgery.
The Tester was a serialized reality program created by Sony Computer Entertainment and produced by 51 Minds.
The Truman Show is a 1998 American satirical science fiction film directed by Peter Weir, produced by Scott Rudin, Andrew Niccol, Edward S. Feldman, and Adam Schroeder, and written by Niccol.
The Ultimate Fighter is an American reality television series and mixed martial arts (MMA) competition produced by Fox Sports 1 and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
The Undateables is a British documentary program that has aired on Channel 4 since 3 April 2012 and is narrated by Sally Phillips.
The Unsleeping Eye is a 1973 science fiction novel by British writer D. G. Compton.
The View is an American talk show that was conceived by broadcast journalist Barbara Walters and television producer Bill Geddie.
The Voice is an international reality television singing competition franchise.
The Weakest Link is a British television quiz show, mainly broadcast on BBC Two as well as BBC One.
The Weekly Standard is an American conservative opinion magazine published 48 times per year.
The X Factor is a television music competition franchise created by British producer Simon Cowell and his company SYCOtv.
The X Factor is a British reality television music competition to find new singing talent.
The Year of the Sex Olympics is a 1968 television play made by the BBC and first broadcast on BBC2 as part of Theatre 625.
This Old House is an American home improvement media brand with television shows, a magazine and a website, ThisOldHouse.com.
Thrill of a Lifetime is a television reality series (before that term was coined) created by Sidney M. Cohen (who also directed many of the episodes) and Willie Stein.
Tiffany Pollard (born January 6, 1982), sometimes known by her nickname New York, is an American reality television personality and actress.
Tiger Aspect Productions (formerly known as Tiger Television) is a British television production company, particularly noted for its situation comedies.
TLC (originally an initialism for The Learning Channel) is an American basic cable and satellite television network that is owned by Discovery Inc. Initially focused on educational and learning content, by the late 1990s, the network began to primarily focus towards reality series involving lifestyles, family life, and personal stories.
Today, also called The Today Show, is an American news and talk morning television show that airs on NBC.
Tommy Lee Goes to College is an NBC reality television show that began broadcasting on Tuesday, August 16, 2005 and on VH1 on Friday, August 19, 2005.
Tool Academy is a reality TV franchise.
Top Chef is an American reality competition television series which premiered on March 8, 2006, on Bravo.
Top Design is an American reality television series.
Top Model or Next Top Model is a fashion-themed reality television show format produced in many countries throughout the world and seen in over 120 countries producing over 200 seasons (referred to as "cycles").
Total Drama is a Canadian animated comedy television series which is a homage and parody to common conventions from reality television.
Trading Spaces is an hour-long American television reality program that originally aired from 2000 to 2008 on the cable channels TLC and Discovery Home.
Trading Spouses, often advertised as Trading Spouses: Meet Your New Mommy, is a FOX reality show in which two families, usually of different social classes, swap wives or husbands for a week.
Traffic Cops is a British documentary series broadcast on Channel 5 (and formerly on BBC One) which follows Road Policing Units from various UK police forces.
Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian mockumentary television series created and directed by Mike Clattenburg.
Trial & Error is an American sitcom television series created by Jeff Astrof and Matt Miller for NBC and is produced by Warner Bros. Television.
Trigger Happy TV is a hidden camera/practical joke reality television series.
Trinny & Susannah Undress... is a British reality makeover and fashion-themed television programme on ITV featuring fashion advisors Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine.
Truth or Consequences is an American game show originally hosted on NBC radio by Ralph Edwards (1940–1957) and later on television by Edwards (1950–1954), Jack Bailey (1954–1956), Bob Barker (1956–1975), Steve Dunne (1957-58), Bob Hilton (1977–1978) and Larry Anderson (1987–1988).
U8TV: The Lofters was a Canadian reality television series, which aired on the Life Network and online on the internet television channel U8TV.com, in 2001 and 2002.
Undercover Boss is a television franchise series created by Stephen Lambert and produced in many countries.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the United States Congress, the Senate being the upper chamber.
Unreal (stylized as UnREAL) is an American drama television series that premiered on Lifetime on June 1, 2015.
The Up Series is a series of documentary films produced by Granada Television that have followed the lives of fourteen British children since 1964, when they were seven years old.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Vengeance on Varos is the second serial of the 22nd season in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in two weekly parts from 19–26 January 1985.
A Venn diagram (also called primary diagram, set diagram or logic diagram) is a diagram that shows all possible logical relations between a finite collection of different sets.
VH1 (originally an initialism of Video Hits One) is an American cable and satellite television network based in New York City operated by the Viacom Global Entertainment Group, a unit of Viacom Media Networks, a division of Viacom.
Voyeurism is the sexual interest in or practice of spying on people engaged in intimate behaviors, such as undressing, sexual activity, or other actions usually considered to be of a private nature.
WAGS LA is an American reality documentary television series that premiered on August 18, 2015, on E! television network.
The term walk-on is used in sports, particularly American college athletics, to describe an athlete who becomes part of a team without being recruited beforehand or awarded an athletic scholarship.
Washington Heights is an American docu-reality television series on MTV.
We Mean Business was an American reality television series that aired on the A&E cable network starting in September 6, 2008.
A web series is a series of scripted or non-scripted videos, generally in episodic form, released on the Internet and part of the web television medium, which first emerged in the late 1990s and become more prominent in the early 2000s (decade).
Westword is a free alternative weekly newspaper based in Denver, Colorado.
What Do You Say to a Naked Lady? is a 1970 American hidden-camera style reality film, directed by Candid Camera creator Allen Funt.
What Not to Wear is a BAFTA Award-nominated makeover reality television show launched by the BBC in 2001.
What Would You Do? (formerly known as Primetime: What Would You Do? through its fifth season) is an American situational hidden camera television program that has been broadcast on ABC since February 26, 2008.
While You Were Out is an American reality series that aired episodes on the cable channel TLC.
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (abbreviated WWTBAM and informally known as simply Millionaire) is an international television game show franchise of British origin, created by David Briggs, Mike Whitehill and Steven Knight.
A whodunit or whodunnit (a colloquial elision of "Who done it?" or "Who did it?") is a complex, plot-driven variety of the detective story in which the audience is given the opportunity to engage in the same process of deduction as the protagonist throughout the investigation of a crime.
Wife Swap is an American reality television program that was first broadcast on the ABC network in 2004.
Wife Swap is a British reality television programme produced by independent television production company RDF Media and created by Stephen Lambert for Channel 4, first broadcast in 2003 and ran for 7 years before being axed.
William Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, author, producer, and director.
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
Work of Art: The Next Great Artist is an American reality competition show that airs on the cable television network Bravo, in which up-and-coming artists compete for a solo exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum and a cash prize of $100,000.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., d/b/a WWE, is an American integrated media and entertainment company that primarily is known for professional wrestling.
WWE Diva Search (formerly WWE Raw Diva Search) was a talent competition held by WWE.
WWE Tough Enough is a professional wrestling reality television series produced by WWE, wherein participants undergo professional wrestling training and compete for a contract with WWE.
You Asked for It is a human interest television show created and hosted by Art Baker.
"You're Another" is a science fiction short story by American writer Damon Knight.
Your Witness is an American dramatized court show that aired on the ABC network from 1949 to 1950.
Zone Reality (formerly Reality TV) was a European reality television channel.
15 minutes of fame is short-lived media publicity or celebrity of an individual or phenomenon.
The 1988 Writers Guild of America strike was a strike action taken by members of both the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) and the Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) against major United States television and film studios represented by the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
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