January 5, 2014

Are You Reality TV Material?

Everyone wants their 15 minutes of fame. How will you get yours? One of the best ways to find yourself in the limelight is to get selected for a reality TV show.

Reality TV has really boomed in the last decade. It’s entirely changed the way we watch TV. Try to flip through the channels right now and count how many reality TV shows you see. It’s borderline ridiculous. At the same time, reality TV is a cool way to get your face on the big screen. For some, it’s a great stepping stone to an exciting, and potentially lucrative career.

Nearly every channel features reality TV shows. It’s a cheap and entertaining way to broadcast. NBC, ABC, MTV, Discovery Channel, even CNN have reality TV shows. Which ones do you tune in for? Survivor? American Idol? Amazing Race? America’s Next Top Model? Top Chef? Biggest Loser? Real World? Jersey Shore? Duck Dynasty? The list of reality TV shows is endless.

If you want to be a reality TV star, you’ll need to do some research to ensure you get selected. Some shows have auditions. Others require application processes. Some host casting calls. It’s important to make yourself stand out and be memorable during the process (sounds like a resume, right?) because the competition is fierce.

There are reality TV shows in many different niches – cooking, competitions, relationships, game shows, real estate, dancing, celebrity shows, self improvement, musical talent, home improvement, and more. When you are considering auditioning for a reality TV show, consider what type of show you want to participate in. Where will you be the most successful?

Reality TV is a great way to kickstart your career in the spotlight. For most, it’s a chance for short-lived fame. It’s a challenge to get selected for reality TV. If you make the cut, be sure to make the most of it. It’s fun, exciting, and the fame potential is through the roof.

Millions of people watch reality TV every day. Do you? Remember that whatever you do on the world stage, you may be remembered forever. Good luck and have fun!

About this Author 

Derek Lennon is a skier and writer who lives, works, and plays in the mountains. He travels the globe in search of snow and adventure. Life has allowed him to live and work all over the world doing cool jobs and loving every minute of it.

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