Research has found that people are only marginally more accurate than chance at judging whether someone is lying or telling the truth.
With the TV writers and actors strikes leaving networks with little scripted content, the fall 2023 lineup will be saturated with low-cost reality TV shows like ‘The Voice.’
Reality TV workers may not need their own union but they could benefit from joining existing unions serving the creative industries.
Our experts bring you the best new shows, films and seasons. From comedy to reality television to crime drama, we hope you’ll find your new streaming favourite here.
How does the average viewer relate to homes being turned into mansions? Well, most of us have a dream home, with home makeovers often also offering the promise of self-improvement.
A new study finds sample episodes of the recently cancelled Police Ten 7 TV show disproportionately featured Māori and Pasifika suspects or offenders. It also under-represented Polynesian officers.
What does secondhand embarrassment say about your own anxieties and biases?
Is winning about mental toughness? How about coping with social isolation? Or will it be the one who’s in awe of a sunset?
The milf’s appeal lies in their sexual confidence, agency and knowledge – qualities particularly attractive to young men stuck between childhood independence and adult autonomy.
We examined the pre-match fight on social media to compare how each fighter’s profile brand performed worldwide.
The new season of the Bachelor franchise has changed the formula, in a bid to combat audience fatigue and dropping ratings.
There are hopes the controversial MP will create a lot of drama and increase viewing figures.
In this new reality TV series, Nathan Fielder goes to great lengths to help people rehearse future events.
Reality shows now have a duty of care to their contestants
Reality shows can be a psychological minefield for both participants and fans.
To stick or twist? Love Island is a perfect illustration of the investment model of relationships.
Sustainable fashion collaborations show that living an eco-friendly life can be fun - here’s how popular shows can help dismantle consumerism altogether.
Voyeurism provides a glimpse into the private life of another person to give audiences a revealing and entertaining experience.
What exactly goes into that perfect “reality” television?
Influencers fill emotional and information needs. They are perceived as role models followers identify with, or whose example they want to follow.