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New Yorker: Out Loud

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A weekly conversation about what's new in The New Yorker.

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Kelefa Sanneh on reality television

May 3rd, 2011

Episode 200 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Kelefa Sanneh writes about reality television. Here Sanneh talks with Blake Eskin about the evolution of the genre from "An American Family" to "The Bad Girls Club," why unscripted television gets so little respect, and what reality shows reveal about society.

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