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Reality TV seems to dominate broadcasting these days. But what is it, how did it emerge and why on earth is it so popular? The first question is easily answered. Reality TV A ______ presents unscripted, dramatic or humorous situations or events. It can involve celebrities В ______ of the public. Reality TV has been gradually growing in importance for over 60 years. “Candid Camera” — the show that filmed ordinary people reacting to set ups and pranks — started in 1948. Some people, however, believe it was the Japanese with their awful shows in the 1980s and 90s that brought reality TV to centre stage. Others believe С ______ that is called “Big Brother” was the show that spawned the reality TV age. But why are the shows so popular? Different theories come to life. Some believe that it is D ______ we like to watch horrible behaviour: the same instinct that once inspired the ancient Romans to go and watch gladiators destroy each other at the Coliseum. Others suggest a kind of voyeurism is involved there — an unhealthy curiosity to spy on other people’s lives.
Whatever the real reason — the trend seems to have already peaked. A lot of such shows E ______ or are expected to go in the near future. And the replacement seems to be talents shows — watching competitions in dance, singing and general entertainment. Does it mean that people are changing? It is too early to say. Most agree that these F ______ .
1. due to basic human instinct that
2. is still early to judge
3. are simply the cycles of fashion
4. but more usually the stars are members
5. that the television phenomenon
6. is a type of programme that
7. seem to have disappeared
A−6: Reality TV is a type... that presents ... (по структуре и по переводу)
B−4: It can involve celebrities but more usually... are members of the... (по смыслу и структуре)
С−5: Others believe that... (по смыслу)
D−1: Некоторые верят, что это благодаря основному человеческому инстинкту...
E−7: Множество подобных шоу кажется исчезли или...
F−3: ...that these are simply... (по переводу и структуре)