Communication and Gender Studies
posted by Cassie .
Show types: Reality TV dating shows that feature Bachelors and Bachelorettes vie for each others’ affections, “Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire” and In the summer of 2007 and the spring of 2009, 20-30 year-old men and 40-year-old women were vying for each others' affection. Recently, "plus-sized" women were also competing for one man's affections in "larger than life" experiences...
What do these shows say about human relationships? Why are these shows so popular?
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I enjoy watching these shows to see if "true love" is found on television, and if the couple stays together. Jake and Vienna, from last season's Bachelor, just recently broke up. They have been in the news quite a lot recently.