The Will

  1. CBS's latest stab at 'unscripted' TV. Where family members compete to see who will win the most out of someone's will. Not kidding. For a second there, i thought it was a joke commercial, you know, the ones that Geico came out with, but, nope, it's a real show.

    I don't know what sadder, the people competing for material ****, or CBS execs for thinking it's a great idea for a new show.

    (I say "unscripted" because to call it "reality" is false. It's far from being my reality)
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  2. 10 Comments

  3. by   fergus51
    That is absolutely shameful.
  4. by   abundantjoy07
    This is a great example of "Reality" TV going too far. This brings to mind the show The Amazing Race. I don't watch it, but one day I decided to watch an episode. The husband on there was repeatedly being violent towards his wife. Yelling, cursing, screaming, demeaning her, and at one point pushing her to the ground. I was surprised that CBS aired this...much less let them continue on in the race
  5. by   acgemt
    BabyRn,

    I saw that episode of Amazing Race on TV. I absolutely love that show, but I cannot bring myself to watch it again after that horrid endorsement of marital abuse that was put on the wife...How could they even air that on tv!!??
  6. by   Roy Fokker
    If I want "reality", I simply switch off the TV
  7. by   webblarsk
    I just saw the advertisment for this show! Simply over the top!
  8. by   Thunderwolf
    Roy, I agree with you 100%. Why would someone turn on the tube for REALITY when it hits you in the face daily is beyond me.
  9. by   TiffyRN
    That sounds tacky, but. . . I was watching TV yesterday and Fox is advertising a special (fortunately won't be dragged out into a series) called. . . . . . . . .


    Who's My Daddy?

    DNA tests for everyone!!!

    At least they'll get that "unscripted" drama done with in one sitting.
  10. by   General E. Speaking, RN
    Quote from TiffyRN
    That sounds tacky, but. . . I was watching TV yesterday and Fox is advertising a special (fortunately won't be dragged out into a series) called. . . . . . . . .


    Who's My Daddy?

    DNA tests for everyone!!!

    At least they'll get that "unscripted" drama done with in one sitting.
    Sounds like a fancy version of Jerry Springer.
  11. by   student_girl
    IMHO, when it was real, like the "real world" show, it was ok. But now, even reality t.v. is fake: they cut important shots or they make a script (where's the reality?). Right now, it's a competition to see who will get the highest ratings. Who should we blame: The t.v. bosses, the people who degrade themselves to appear on t.v. or the viewers?
  12. by   Marie_LPN, RN
    That sounds tacky, but. . . I was watching TV yesterday and Fox is advertising a special (fortunately won't be dragged out into a series) called. . . . . . . . .


    Who's My Daddy?
    I saw that as well.

    A Fox affiliate in NC refused to air it the other night. Thank God somoene's got their marbles in the jar.

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