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addaword.gifdefinition of structured reality

noun
(also scripted reality)
a type of television series featuring real people who talk naturally but are put in situations which are pre-arranged by the production company
The popularity of ‘structured reality’ series such as The Only Way is Essex (ITV2), Made in Chelsea (E4) and Geordie Shore (MTV) has come to the surprise – and sometimes dismay – of veteran UK program makers.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 08/11/2013 14:04:00
Definition of structured reality from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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