Public and Popular: British and Swedish Audience Trends in Factual and Reality Television

  title={Public and Popular: British and Swedish Audience Trends in Factual and Reality Television},
  author={Annette Hill and Lennart Weibull and {\AA}sa Wikberg Nilsson},
  journal={Cultural Trends},
  pages={17 - 41}
The research in this article examines audience responses to a range of factual and reality genres. It takes as a starting point that television audiences do not experience news or documentary or reality TV in isolation but as part of a range of factual and reality programmes. Factual and reality programming includes a broad understanding of non-fictional programming on broadcast television, satellite, cable and digital television. The breakdown of factual and reality programming into specific… Expand
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