As you may have guessed, this means that I don’t watch a lot of television, cable or otherwise.
I am aware that some shows are available on the internet, but I rarely have the time, the interest, or the motivation to watch them.
Reality TV typically forces its participants to examine themselves closely.
In extreme cases, those on screen are deprived of outside stimulation so that their focus turns to the social politics of their living situation.
And so, it makes it more complicated." With their intricate configuration, these people would have to openly and routinely examine their and their partners' emotional situations, with or without cameras pointed at them. The emotional articulation of the four described people makes for riveting viewing – not since the early days of have I been so obsessed with watching people sit around and babble about themselves and their lives, nor have I so deeply lamented that they only do it for 30 minutes once a week. Keeping track of the rules makes this non-competition series something of a game.
As it unfurls steadily, slowly revealing new offshoot scenarios that can affect or avoid the central relationship dynamic, builds intrigue.
It works not just as the freak show that we've come to expect from reality TV, but also on a political level.
And it's amazing that most people accept this but can't make the connection with poly."While the show illustrates the emotional complications and possible turmoil that result from loving more than one person, it humanizes those involved to a degree that we've never seen.
Most of my television viewing occurs in airports or on airplanes, where I do spend considerable time, and occasionally I visit a friend who is a TV watcher and end up on the couch in front of the TV.
Nevertheless, I have to confess that I’m not an informed consumer or producer.
Certified Fresh Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
I’d better begin by saying that I don’t own a television set, not even for watching movies and I haven’t had cable service for nearly twenty years.
None of those conversations ever led to a show getting on the air so far as I know, although a few pilots were shot and at least one contract signed.