By: L.S. Kim / University of California, Santa Cruz
We’ve seen people trade spaces and trade spouses on television to varying degrees of success, exploitation, and humor. But is it actually possible to trade races? The new program, Black. White., puts this question to the test.
by: L. S. Kim / University of California, Santa Cruz
It’s a good time to consider the emergence, significance, and implications of television targeted towards Asian Americans.
by: L.S. Kim / University of California, Santa Cruz
The figure of the domestic servant and the television, come together to teach Americans parenting skills.
by: L.S.Kim / University of California, Santa Cruz
Typically in reality television, the host is white – famous examples include Jeff Probst in Survivor, Ryan Seacrest in American Idol, and Regis Philbin in Who Wants to be a Millionaire? whose through-the-roof ratings jump-started the reality programming watershed. But in America’s Next Top Model, The Road to Stardom, and Pimp My Ride, the hosts are African American and already stars.
by: L. S. Kim / University of California, Santa Cruz; UCLA
A prime-time line-up without reality television programming seems a lifetime ago.