Essays Tagged: "Talk show"

The American Talk Show.

The American Talk ShowAs I sat down and began to think about American Culture, I realized that there is one thing ... in their programming.One genre of popular Trash TV that has taken American culture by storm is the Talk Show. The Talk Show has become as American as apple pie, although not quite as tasteful. It is ... , have captured the interest of the nation and staked a spot within American culture. How did these talk show hosts become so popular? What gained them acceptance into the American society?There are m ...

(6 pages) 78 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Talk Shows: Compare and contrast

In the world of entertainment, TV talk shows have undoubtedlyflooded every inch of space on daytime television. Many of us have seenan ... cycled topics found on such veteran shows as Geraldoand Sally Jessy Raphael. And anyone who watches talk shows on a regularbasis knows that each one varies in style and format. One might enjoywatching ... rry Springer and the Oprah Winfrey show.Jerry Springer could easily be considered the king of "trashtalk." The topics on his show are as shocking as they get. For example,the show takes the ever commo ...

(3 pages) 93 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Does the television 'Talk Show' industry represent a positive or a negative social phenomenon?

ith their lives, probably won't get to tell their stories on Phil, Sally or Oprah…Television talk shows are not interested in adequately reflecting or representing social reality, but in highli ... bt and Seesholtz: quoted by Gamson: 1998: 2)There's plenty of debate surrounding American day time 'talk shows' yet it isn't a straight down the line debate of whether they are simply a positive or a ...

(8 pages) 41 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Tlak Shows

After watching talk shows on a regular basis, I realized that each one varies in style and format. I, along with ma ... However, some may disagree. After reading five authors views I have learned that one author thinks talk shows are a "pollution of the human environment" (Bennett 25), while another one thinks of a ta ... ow host as her "personal psychiatrists" (Gaines 30).Two of the authors that I read about think that talk shows corrupt our lives. William Bennett stated many things that are wrong with talk shows. How ...

(6 pages) 554 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

College Essay

d what I normally did, channel surfed. My choices seemed to be soap operas, children's programs, of talk shows; I decided to go with the talk show. They brought out their favorite stars from some up c ... ing, "how have you been, have you lost wait?" "Thanks your looking lovely as ever." They started to talk about all the costumes they wore during the filming, and showed a few clips. I was stuck on the ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


Values, Society and Talk Shows In America today it is hard to find someone that hasn?t seen a talk show such as Jerry Sp ... today it is hard to find someone that hasn?t seen a talk show such as Jerry Springer or Ricki Lake. Talk shows like these have been extremely successful at catching the attention of the public. Even i ... here are more likely than not very aware of what takes place on these shows. At first glance, these talk shows seem like ridiculous mockeries set up to make fun of people with dysfunctional families o ...

(5 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

The Best And Worst Of Television

or situation comedies, shows like, "Friends" and "The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air," and the worst being talk shows, such as "The Jerry Springer Show." These sitcoms depict everyday life. They produce fami ... the viewers. It also provides laughs and situations people can relate to in their own lives. As for talk shows, they produce a negative perception of people's lives. They are loaded with profanity, vi ...

(3 pages) 14 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Jay Leno show is an increasingly popular T.V. talk

The Jay Leno show is an increasingly popular T.V. talk show that is aired along with many other shows on public broadcasting. People are attracted to ... le are attracted to the Jay Leno show because it has many differences between it and other ordinary talk shows. Jay is popular today because of the simple fact that he defines himself in a total diffe ... m others. The show has become highly popular due to the fact that it has some similarities to other talk shows so as to draw people in to watch it, but it also has differences that make it unique and ...

(2 pages) 422 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Maury vs. Dr. Phil: Who does it better?

The issues of society are often presented to us on television, especially in the genre of talk shows. Two of the most popular hosts are Maury Povich, who presents his topics with the use of ... orm of entertainment; it is a way of life. No form of this medium is more of a guilty pleasure than talk shows. Talk shows inundate every minute of daytime television mostly with belaboring topics suc ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Domestic Violence/Abuse Awareness

four million women are abused by someone they know. (Jane, O. Time Magazine, pg. 5). On Dr. Phil's talk show, he said that "most of the time domestic violence starts within a household, and young gir ...

(4 pages) 25 0 1.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Training to Defeat Racism

ger than our limited definition, then our solution will be insufficient.I recall watching a daytime talk show on which the topic was interracial relationships. On this particular show, the father of a ... dmit society also tends to define racism in a way that allows us to escape blame. The father on the talk show may differ in his degree of hypocrisy, but not in the effort with which we create our own ...

(6 pages) 7 0 0.0 Sep/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology