Monday, November 17, 2014

TV Guide Special Report: The Dangerous Side of Survival TV

"If this (Survival) TV craze was about the medical profession, people would be in jail." - Cody Lundin

This article from TV Guide contains shocking revelations about the biggest survival TV shows on the air over the last 10 years. TV Guide managed to get quotes from some of the biggest survival celebrities in the business. What they say is rather disturbing.

As some of you know, we have written extensively on this subject. It appears that reality show producers are pushing things more towards a gladiator-style mentality, as opposed to good survival-related programming.


LINK to RMB's coverage of Cody Lundin being fired by the Discovery Channel

So what do you think? Are reality TV producers playing on a slippery slope, or do you think they are moving in the right direction?

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