Table of contents for Reality TV : remaking television culture / edited by Susan Murray and Laurie Ouellette.


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Introduction                                            1
Laurie Ouellette and Susan Murray
PART I      GENRE
1 "Stanley Milgram, Allen Funt and Me":                   23
Postwar Social Science and the "First Wave" of Reality TV
Anna McCarthy
2   Performing the Real:                                  44
Documentary Diversions (with Afterword)
John Corner
"3 "I Think We Need a New Name for It":                    65
The Meeting of Documentary and Reality TV
Susan Murray
4   Teaching Us to Fake It:                                82
The Ritualized Norms of Television's "Reality" Games
Nick Couldry
5   Extraordinarily Ordinary:                            too
The Osbournes as "An American Family"
Derek Kompare
PART II INDUSTRY
6   The Political Economic Origins of Reali-TV            123
Chad Raphael
7   Television 2.0:                                       141
The Business of American Television in Transition
Ted Magder
8   Hoaxing the "Real":                                   165
On the Metanarrative of Reality Television
Alison Hearn
9   Global TV Realities: International Markets, Geopolitics,  179
and the Transcultural Contexts of Reality TV
John McMurria
PART III CULTURE AND POWER
10  Country Hicks and Urban Cliques: Mediating Race,      205
Reality, and Liberalism on MTV's The Real World
Jon Kraszewski
11 "Take Responsibility for Yourself":                    223
Judge Judy and the Neoliberal Citizen
Laurie Ouellette
12  Belabored Reality:                                    243
Making It Work on The Simple Life and Project Runway
Heather Hendershot
13  Cinderella Burps:                                     260
Gender, Performativity, and the Dating Show
Jonathan Gray
14  The Comedic Treatment of Reality: Kathy Griffin:      278
My Life on the D-List, Fat Actress, and The Comeback
Heather Osborne-Thompson
PART IV      INTERACTIVITY
15  Melancholy, Merit, and Merchandise:                   301
The Postwar Audience Participation Show
Amber Watts
16  Visceral Literacy:                                     321
Reality TV, Savvy Viewers, and Auto-Spies
Mark Andrejevic
17  Buying into American Idol:                             343
How We Are Being Sold on Reality Television
Henry Jenkins
About the Contributors                                 363



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Reality television programs United States