In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Those docusoaps can be brilliant, although the level of acting in them is incredible now.
- Whatever reality TV means, it's obvious that it is taking over the schedules, ousting frail sitcoms, pricey dramas and once-fashionable docusoaps from their prime-time slots.
- In all his wisdom, he has arranged for a documentary crew to film a docusoap in our hotel!
- Truth is often stranger - or more horrific - than fiction, which is why, after years of docusoaps and other imitations of reality, documentaries are growing in popularity.
- Why do people volunteer to be in Type Two docusoaps?
- It was a startlingly original format, combining the popular docusoap and game show genres with the voyeuristic qualities of the webcam and closed-circuit television.
- It was fascinating, like seeing someone obliviously making a fool of themselves on a docusoap, and this made up for any annoyance the lengthy and loud argument would otherwise have caused.
- I certainly don't advocate these docusoaps, they drive me nuts.
- Of course, we don't really know them - like all docusoaps, this one was played carefully to camera.
- The biggest threat to a grand comedy tradition has come from docusoaps and reality programmes.
- This is something that is so often the weakest part of docusoaps - a fact noted by many commentators.
- So are quiz shows of today another fad, a favourite of the nation, just like docusoaps were 2 or 3 years ago?
- Alongside these were fly-on-the-wall docusoaps, ‘reality TV’ and ‘manufacture a pop-star’ programmes.
- In the same way the docusoap was big five years ago, now you can't move for people buying one another's houses and doing them up.
- She was at home in Middleton today making plans to return to Greece next summer and hoping she might find more TV work from the holiday docusoap.
- Understandably, the most talented want to follow Grierson's tradition of one-off, authored films, rather than the kind of docusoaps and reality TV currently in vogue.
- The cheap, shouty, schedule-packers which include talk shows and docusoaps, quiz shows and lifestyle-makeover or cookery slots all rely heavily on real people.
- As UK television churns out dismal sitcoms and docusoaps, the nation that invented trash TV is taking risks and winning.
- The rector has been inundated with letters, e-mails and telephone calls from people who have watched him in the docusoap.
- The latest in a recent spate of docusoaps, it is bound to make compulsive viewing.
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