Between fiction and reality that is what and why watch the paradocu series? Cover Image

Między fikcją a rzeczywistością - czyli po co i dlaczego ogląda się seriale paradokumentalne
Between fiction and reality that is what and why watch the paradocu series?

Author(s): Justyna Wrzochul‑Stawinoga
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Aesthetics, Social Theory, Social Informatics, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of the arts, business, education, Film / Cinema / Cinematography, Sociology of Art
Published by: Szkoła Wyższa Psychologii Społecznej

Summary/Abstract: For some time, including TV, one gets the impression that it was dominated serials paradokuments. Examples of such programs are: „Difficult Cases”, „Memoirs of the holiday”, „Why Me?“ „Whose fault?”, „Betrayal”, „The day that changed my life”. Currently popular is the production of „The Contender“ television broadcast by TVN. Among the television stations, that give parase -riale documentary, leads the Polsat: Monday only suited up six series quasi. This is because that the way of presenting reality and the conditions of play of the vicissitudes, in which their characters are involved clearly is constructed so that it was getting to a mass audience in a fairly wide age group. In this article I will try to answer the question: What is the phenomenon of quasi serials popularity, whether they are a response to the needs of modern audiences? Who is the present participant of TV culture and what is expected of television? To what extent paradokumentalny series meets the expectations of a modern audience, and by what procedures implements (apparent or real?) mission advisor, comforter, therapist and psychologist?

  • Issue Year: 44/2015
  • Issue No: 02
  • Page Range: 214-225
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Polish