Keeping in mind that "reality TV" simply means that the shows are unscripted, Fear Factor adhered to its concept of having real people face tough challenges for a cash payout.
You may think that since reality TV is supposed to be unscripted, writing a reality show should be easier than writing other kinds of television shows.
Building on her gift of generosity, Winfrey's production company is taking a step into reality television with two unscripted ABC series.
If you're into psychology, you might say that naming a child provides a celebrity with an opportunity for unscripted personal expression.
Since most reality shows are unscripted, they proved the perfect alternative to sitcoms and the hour-long drama, and production ensued.
The Real World, a program first broadcast on MTV in 1992, can be credited as one of television's first unscripted reality shows.