Most Dramatic Ever: The Bachelor

by Suzannah Showler
Most Dramatic Ever: The Bachelor
  • ISBN-13: 9781770413924
  • Author(s): Suzannah Showler
  • Subject: Popular culture
  • Publisher: Ecw Press
  • Imprint: Ecw Press
  • Publication Date: 05-04-2018
  • Format: p/b

Availability: Available

£8.99
When it debuted in 2002, The Bachelor raised the stakes of first-wave reality television, offering the ultimate prize: true love. Since then, thrice yearly, dozens of camera-ready young-and-eligibles have vied for affection (and roses) in front of a devoted audience of millions. In this funny, insightful examination of the world's favourite romance-factory, Suzannah Showler explores the contradictions that are key to the franchise's genius, longevity, and power and parses what this means for both modern love and modern America.
About the book

When it debuted in 2002, The Bachelor raised the stakes of first-wave reality television, offering the ultimate prize: true love. Since then, thrice yearly, dozens of camera-ready young-and-eligibles have vied for affection (and roses) in front of a devoted audience of millions. In this funny, insightful examination of the world's favourite romance-factory, Suzannah Showler explores the contradictions that are key to the franchise's genius, longevity, and power and parses what this means for both modern love and modern America.

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