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In the past five years the entertainment industry has been more and more focused on the idea of reality-based entertainment This vast desire for seemingly live television has made a great impact upon major network television stations Shows such as MTVs Real World and CBSs Survivor are great indicators of societys obsession with drama in a live situation It seems our infatuation with these shows stems from our desire to focus our attention away from our own tribulations and focus on problems elsewhere Our mysterious want for conflict among others has forced many networks to provoke such drama for example in Survivor where castaways are forced to take sides and vote another member off the island This idea of social Darwinism in shows like Survivor and the ever so popular Big Brother force major networks to create entertainment that both provoke and stimulate disagreement among participants Personally I feel that because of televisions fixation with reality-based programs people are now turning to the movie industry to get away from such realistic forms of entertainment Popular movies such as Bedazzled The Ladies Man and The Exorcist all deal with fantasy type situations Bedazzled starring Brendan Frasier and Elizabeth Hurley is about a man who sells his soul to the devil played by Hurley Moviegoers can simply escape reality for a few hours by entertaining themselves with themes such as this Genres focusing on such fantasy are rarely seen on prime-time television these days especially on the major networks such as FOX and ABC Why is this Well my impression is that people feel as if they deserve to come home and take their mind of the troubles they had for the day By being able to watch shows such as ER which ranked first among viewers this past week people can direct their attention onto another persons drama while ignoring their own Voyeurism today is clearly an indicator of change in taste for viewers around the
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