Why is reality TV so popular?
Reality TV shows had a surge in popularity during the beginning of the pandemic and they don't seem to be losing any steam. From "The Bachelor" to "Queer Eye" to "Love is Blind," experts say viewers have used reality TV to both process how they were feeling during times of lockdown or physical distancing, and as a means of escape, where they could watch people go about their daily lives.
Now, with world events creating tension in many of our lives, does reality TV continue to provide a form of escape? Our guests discuss it: