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191 Notes- 02/17 Oprah- Lesbian retreat in Mississippi Reality TV can use editing to make fake situations appear real Talk shows have a long history in TV Conan V. Jay Leno, daytime talk shows like the View that are geared to women, shows like Oprah, and then the invention of cable allowed a lot more talk shows to come about Talk shows have been popular in both day and night since beginning of TV 50% of daytime TV programming and 15 to 20% of evening programming Talk TV is personality driven- the oprah show, david letterman, etc TV can bring us things that are live and real unlike film the Olympics TV speaks intimately to millions mode of speaking is to talk right at the audience and make each individual feel like the programming is speaking specifically to them Letterman= sarcastic words are what is being produced instead of elaborate narrative Talk TV produces spontaneity because it seems unscripted any moment a fight could break out on jerry Springer
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