A REVIEW ON THE EMERGENCE OF REALITY CRIME SHOWS AND CONCERNS

Ms. Swati Pareek Prof. Prabodh Govil

Abstract


Reality Crime Shows of television emerged in cultural and psychological realm of global society. The emergence and popularity of Reality Crime Shows in global village is seen as an impact of globalization and marketization of information and awareness. Reality Crime Shows developed as ‘infotainment’ a sub-genre of non-fictional category. The combination of information and entertainments attracting a huge part of society. Audience trust and opinion building is now becoming a major concern for the worldwide researchers. Reality Crime Shows persuade multidisciplinary researchers to examine the perception and impacts of these reality crime shows. The review researches explain the reasons of liking and trusting Reality Crime Shows and the role of societal forces to influence audience perceptions.

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