A Zogby/Reuters poll finds that The Real World is the favorite reality TV show of 11.7 percent of those surveyed. Survivor came in a close second with 11.4 percent. Big Brother (3.9 percent) and Road Rules (3.3 percent). The poll also found that African Americans and Hispanics are more likely to watch The Real World, while whites and Asians favor Survivor.
about Andy Dehnart
Andy Dehnart’s writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Vulture, Pacific Standard, The Los Angeles Times, and other publications. He has covered reality television for more than 18 years, and created reality blurred in 2000.
A member of the Television Critics Association who serves on its board of directors, Andy, 41, 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. Learn more about reality blurred and Andy.