Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Has reality TV hit a new low?

This is some crazy shit. In fact I heard this on the radio this morning and had the same reaction: 'This is some crazy shit'. Only I also thought that it was crazy shit in the worst possible taste.

Despite the government calling for it to be dropped, a Dutch broadcaster is determined to air a show whereby TV contestants compete for a terminally ill woman's kidneys.
In the show, due to be broadcast on Friday, a woman identified only as Lisa, 37, will select a recipient based on their history, profile and conversations with their families and friends. Throughout the 80-minute show, viewers will be invited to send Lisa text messages to advise her." Continue reading
Yep, it's kind of like TV is devolving back towards the days of the Colosseum.

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