"Reality show" has become one of the wonders of the TV can not be ignored, the reality show has not only meet the public curiosity and thirst for knowledge, but also bring considerable profits. But the reality of China's reality show, after a long period of prosperity after the surface, has now entered the bottleneck, the reality of the plight of production and operation can not be ignored. In this paper, the reality TV show on the production, the status quo, practical significance, as well as problems.
关键词：电视真人秀 受众 利弊
Key words: TV reality show audience pros and cons
The reality show (also known as a reality show, reality TV, reality television) generally refers to the TV medium by hosting a category of game, to select the winner from more contestants for the purpose, and has a rich prize, can obtain extensive economic benefits of television programs.
First, the reality TV show
Reality show, television is not temporary but conform to the product China prompted by a sudden impulse, TV shows the intrinsic law of development, to a certain extent to meet the public for the "real" increasingly strong demand. The media will be in daily life all the "real" into a variety of images, the boundaries of space here on TV and the real world have been blurred and disappearing, everything in the life of people can not be designed and clip onto the television screen, "real" has become the biggest selling point. In the absence of authority, no inequality in the show, the audience feel the experience of reality show the immersive feel, the truth of consumer psychology has great satisfaction.
Traditional TV programs, even if it is live, the audience can only participate in the interaction of text messages. The appearance of reality TV shows a way to change the way of traditional TV programs, so that the audience is increasingly involved in the program. In the reality TV show, the main characters are mostly selected from ordinary people in the audience, similar to a certain extent, has become a part of the program and the audience their social status and living environment, thus greatly improving the interactive programs. But modern photography and the rapid development of storage technology, especially the popularization of portable camera equipment, so that people can be recorded in all aspects of life, everything will be close to the life of the material in the form of video sequences to save and reproduce. The reality show has a wide development space and market value while it is easy for the audience to resonate.
Two, reality show development status analysis
The reality TV show has appeared in the UK since 1950s, and has gradually become a worldwide television cultural spectacle. In Chinese, in 2000 launched the "survival challenge" as the representative of the "wild reality show" program marks the beginning of the reality show. After obtaining a better response, local TV stations have also added to the reality show, such as "golden", "Happy Dictionary", "lucky 52" etc.. From the "super girl", "dream of Chinese", to live in the wild and workplace programs, such as "now and then", "the cream of the crop" If You Are The One emotional reality show. The reality show complies with the development trend of the times, when the false TV spread at the same time, the audience has been tired of artificial and false actor, tired of the monotony of TV drama, the audience needs a real, not actors, no false.  although due to national conditions, cultural traditions and the audience's viewing habits were controversial and some of the programs were halted, but the reality show has become an irresistible role of China's television industry boom.
Now the reality show variety, can be divided into the following categories: indoor life, survival, friends, gaming, talent and intelligence, skills, experience and ability, service class, local modification of these programs in the absorption of foreign reality at the same time, ratings are climbing that is the praise of the industry. At present, the reality show in China is mainly concentrated in the talent show, singing, dancing, drama, etc., and with the development of reality show, career show has gradually developed. Reality show gradually expanded to a number of areas, some experts predict that in the next three to five years, the TV show will be the reality show. 
Three, the reality show development problems
Reality show in the audience to meet consumer psychology and promote the development of the television industry at the same time, the community debate on it has never stopped. One of the most prominent is the issue of the media in the moral bottom line. Because the truth is the biggest selling point of the reality show, in the program production procewill make the privacy of the participants exposed to a public occasion, in front of the huge economic benefits, the moral bottom line to be subjected to a challenge, so the media legislation is a problem that can not be ignored.
Secondly, in some reality shows, in the face of victory or after the clearance can get a huge reward, some participants in order not to be eliminated, there may be some bad means. The ugly face of human nature in daily life may be magnified in the program, and become the focus of attention. 
Furthermore, the reality show on the physical and mental health of young people can not be ignored. Is the true reality, but in some programs, all sorts of uglineand evil is magnified to the extreme, and the China Society