This unmoderated newsgroup is for the discussion of reality television shows as they are relevant to Australia - either those that are made in Australia or are currently being shown in Australia. Any reality television discussion is considered on topic. Encouraged topics of discussion : * All reality television shows. Reality shows are defined as shows that do not, for the most part, pay actors but are about real people in various situations. These shows include, but are not limited to, Survivor, Treasure Island, Pleasure Island, The Mole, Temptation Island, Big Brother, Boot Camp and Shipwrecked. * Web casts of such shows. * Merchandise for sale from these television shows. Topics which are not permitted : * Crossposting between the proposed group and other groups in the aus.* hierarchy is strongly discouraged, while crossposting to other groups relating to reality television shows should be kept to a minimum. * Posting of reality show details or results not yet broadcast on Australian television without clearly stating in the "Subject Line" the word "SPOILER". * Advertisements for unrelated businesses or activities. * Flaming and attacks on other posters. * Binary, spam or HTML postings.
The above graph is a moving average of the number of articles posted into aus.tv.reality per day. The top of the green area counts the number of articles posted in the last 24 hours, whereas the blue line counts the number of articles posted in the last 2 hours, times 12.