Tuned In Journal
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – It’s easy to dismiss reality TV, to rail against its pollution of the airwaves. And if you’re talking about the broad spectrum of TV – broadcast and cable – there is a lot of so-called reality programing.
But these days there’s more reality TV on cable than on broadcast. Broadcasters do try out new reality shows in winter, spring and summer; they don’t do it with much frequency in the fall.
Look at the broadcast networks’ fall schedules and it becomes quickly apparent that the reality shows airing in fall are all returning programs. That’s been the case for a number of years now. But this fall there’s one exception: Fox is taking a leap with “Utopia” (8-10 p.m. Sunday, WPGH).
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