As reality has gotten more dystopian, so has reality tv.
As reality gets more dystopian, so does reality TV.
(2020 - Present)This reality TV show is about a fake social media network that functions not unlike a real social media network — with catfishing, influencers, and a meticulous crafting of identity. Isolated contestants can only talk to each other via The Circle, which transcribes message into texts like a social media app — enabling contestants to present different identities to the other. They then have to rate each other and the top vote-getters become “Influencers,” enabling them to “block” someone from the circle, and eliminate them. Just like in “real” life. At least it’s fun to watch!
(Netflix)Married At First Sight(2014-Present)Young singles marry a person they meet AT THE ALTAR, selected for them by a team of relationship experts, in this show that basically shrugs off cultural norms like knowing the middle name of the person you’re marrying, or having at least one conversation. Out of all the couples on the show, 13 have remained married, which is a success rate of 30%, which isn’t as low as it seems like it should be, which is maybe the most dystopian part of it all.
(Hulu)Catfish(2012-Present)What started as a documentary that coined the term “catfish,” turned into the original dystopian reality TV show. Think of all the things that needed to be created in the world for a show likeCatfishto exist: The internet, social media, dating apps, people hungry enough for a modicum of fame that they decide to be the worst user of all those things. headtopics.comRead more: NYLON »
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