only seven of ABC’s 22 hours of programs are scripted.

only seven of ABC’s 22 hours of programs are scripted.
From The Mole to Making the Band to Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, most of ABC’s shows are not traditional, scripted programs. At the Television Critics Association press tour, ABC defended that, saying the net is not a “reality-based network in any way, shape or form.” They feel “very comfortable with the mix that we have” of reality-based programs and scripted programs.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.