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VISUAL: American Obsession with “Survivor,” Reality TV

One of the first and most famous reality shows that kick-started the reality TV scene in the early 2000s in the United States was Survivor. After 28 seasons, the show maintains a committed and growing audience. So why are Americans so obsessed with a show where a group of strangers live together on an island, form alliances, lie and back- stab for a chance to will one million dollars? Some reality TV shows, especially those involving competition, seem too complicated to casually start watching. But fear no more, here is an infographic simplifying how the famous show of 28 seasons Survivor works.

By: Bet Llavador

Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, Bet Llavador is an international student at Colorado State University. She is currently a senior with an interest in writing, public relations and journalism.