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Unreality TV ‘will never catch on’, experts conclude

What a lot of effort!It was the surprise minority hit of 2013: stories seen on television that were not actually true in any sense but rather contained in ‘scripts’ produced by ‘writers’ and played out by trained professionals known in the industry as ‘actors’. Sometimes, analysts agree, Borgen even matched Eddie Stobart: Trucks & Trailers for excitement. However, most still dismiss Unreality TV as a passing fad.

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Posted: Jan 5th, 2014
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Government to install David Cameron telescreens in every home

remote control now controlled remotelyThe Government has stepped up its plans to increase monitoring of people’s activities by unveiling plans to introduce into every home 24-hour surveillance telescreens that will beam out the massive face of David Cameron.

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Posted: Apr 2nd, 2012
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EU to force councils to recycle more reality TV stars

Jedward to appear soon on 'Cash in the Attic'New EU regulations due to come into force next year are set to force local authorities to increase the amount of reality TV stars they recycle, with tough targets set to create a 70% reduction in reality TV star waste by 2015.

‘These new rules are absolutely vital to protect our environment for our children and our children’s children’ explained EU Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas. ‘Our projections show that landfill sites will soon be full of people who have appeared on a reality TV show once then been discarded, but there’s no reason at all that they can’t be recycled and used on another show. Action needs to be taken now.’

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2009
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Teenager ‘puzzled’ by tedium of real life compared to reality tv

Fourteen-year-old Joanne Preston has spoken bravely of her disappointment after her real life turned out to be less exciting than reality TV led her to expect.

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Posted: Oct 22nd, 2009
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Time-traveller returns from post-apocalyptic future to warn against cancellation of Big Brother

'Day 17,390 and Chantelle is in the diary bunker'‘We have nuclear proliferation, international conflict and unbridled climate change, and thanks to your short-sightedness nothing to take our minds off it.’

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Posted: Sep 11th, 2009
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