Is it time to vote reality TV off?

Last updated 13:00 16/09/2013
reality TV

OVER THE TOP: Is there too much reality TV on at the moment?

Opinion poll

Are you sick of reality TV on our screens?

Yes. Please. Stop. Now

Depends on the show - some are really good

No, the more ninjas, chefs and pop stars the better

Vote Result

Related Links

What's hot on your TV screen? Your top five hottest celebs NZIFF: Your reviews of the festival

Relevant offers


First born to forlorn: Stories of sibling arrivals Rape in NZ: Join the debate What's your love story? How do you manage teenage drinking? Would you rather have cycle lanes or parking spaces? Standing up for selfie sticks Free seeds: Plant your Anzac poppy memorial Do we need a rental Warrant of Fitness? WIN a treat for a deserving mum this Mother's Day WIN: Map a funny run and win a TomTom running watch

There is a overflow of reality shows on at the moment with no sign of them falling out of favour with the networks or the viewers.

But is it time we said no more? Watching people attempt to either cook, sing, fix houses, dance and live together is fun, but how much more can we take?

Networks are going to further extremes to try and catch us with the reality hook. Case in point: American Ninja Warrior.Though at least NZ viewers should be spared their version of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo or Teen Mom.

However, the genre seem to be growing. Fans lapped up the latest series of X-Factor and American Idol is booming in the States.

Is it OK to peek into other people's lives for a bit of light entertainment, or is it voyeurism gone too far?

Are you still hooked on reality TV? Or were you once a critic who is now a fan, or once an addict and now reformed?

Is it time we left the Kardashians to themselves and indulged in something more intellectual?

Tell us what you think by hitting the 'contribute' button.

View all contributions
Ad Feedback
Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content