Romance, Relationships, and Reality TV
The search for true love, and reality TV seem intricately linked, with hundreds of thousands of viewers tuning in to watch shows like Love Island and the Bachelor.
But what is it that keeps audiences so engaged in these relationships that are formed in the spotlight? And, why do people remain invested in these relationships long after the show has ended?
Joining us to explore this, we had Professor Catherine Lumby, Professor of Media at Macquarie University.