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Television Genres

This research guide points to resources on different genres shown on Television.

In the Library's collections

To find books and other resources about reality television programs, use the subject heading "reality television programs" below. This subject heading can lead you to both the actual programs and books about the programs.

Introductory reading(s)

Selected book titles

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Finding articles & journal titles

Articles and other writings about reality television can be found in many publications. Our collection does not include a magazine or journal title which looks exclusively at reality television. You can use Film & Television Literature Index to find articles or use the search box at the top of the page.

Selected reality shows

The Library does not specifically collect actual reality programs. However, selected courses may use or have used certain titles. Those are what we have in the collection.

Keeping up with the journal literature

Want an easy way to keep up with the journal literature in Television? And you use a mobile device? You can install the BrowZine app and create a custom Bookshelf of your favorite journal titles. Then you will get the Table of Contents (ToCs) of your favorite journals automatically delivered to you when they become available. Once you have the ToC's you can download and read the articles you want.

You can get the app from the App Store or Google Play.

Don't own or use a mobile device? You can still use BrowZine! It's now available in a web version. You can get to it here. The web version works the same way as the app version. Find the journals you like, create a custom Bookshelf, get ToCs and read the articles you want.