ASSIGNMENT:

Is it time to vote off reality TV?

Last updated 13:00 03/05/2016
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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

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If you thought there was already an overflow of reality shows on our screens, get ready for a whole lot more after Mediaworks confirmed it is ditching channel FOUR in favour of reality TV channel Bravo

It's great news for fans of shows such as Million Dollar ListingTop Chef, Shahs of Sunset, Flipping Out and The Real Housewives series, but what do you, the viewer, think of them?

Watching people attempt to sing, cook, fix houses, dance and live together is fun, but how much more can we take?

When Come Dine With Me took over Campbell Live's former timeslot it angered many and viewing figures for the last X Factor New Zealand finale were down significantly on previous years. But does the success of The Bachelor New Zealand show we're still keen to tune in?

The first local offering on Bravo will be The Real Housewives of Auckland, which launches in August. Will you be tuning in? 

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? Were you once a critic and now a fan, or once an addict and now reformed? What is it about the format that you love, or love to hate? 

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

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