The word 'reality' in the term of 'reality show' literally indicates an on-screen real life, which an ordinary person supposedly leads when he or she is off-screen. Reality show is a genre of television programming that presents purportedly unscripted dramatic or humorous situations. They can document actual events and they usually feature ordinary people as opposed to professional actors. This books by Vijaykumar Meti aims to understand the relationship between viewer motives for watching reality television, television exposure, and interpersonal relationship perceptions. It explores the opinion of viewers' consumption patterns in regards to the reality shows, their rationale for watching reality shows, their perceptions of the situations portrayed on these shows, and its impact on the society. The book also discusses how reality shows had made the viewers' self-reflect on their own lives and how reality shows have impacted the way they view relationships.