Is Reality TV Nastier than Fictional Dramas?

Love|Peace Reality TV is not nice, and Mr. Trump’s “The Apprentice” leads the way, followed by “American Idol” in a selected review of five reality shows and five ‘fictional’ dramas by researchers at Brigham Young University. When they added up all the insults, gossip and dirty looks on reality shows, they far outpaced the madeup stuff.

In the ‘reality’ shows, producers seemed to ignite much of the aggression, creating scenarios where participants were incited into competitive nastiness. via Science Daily.