International in scope and more comprehensive than existing collections,
A Companion to Reality Television presents a complete guide to the study of reality, factual and nonfiction television entertainment, encompassing a wide range of formats and incorporating cutting-edge work in critical, social and political theory.
Original in bringing cutting-edge work in critical, social and political theory into the conversation about reality TV
Consolidates the latest, broadest range of scholarship on the politics of reality television and its vexed relationship to culture, society, identity, democracy, and ordinary people in the media
Includes primetime reality entertainment as well as precursors such as daytime talk shows in the scope of discussion
Contributions from a list of international, leading scholars in this field