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Reality Television

Your guide to reality television research at UCLA: Find articles, books, and more.

Themed Issues of Journals

Sometimes, journals devote all articles in an issue to a specific subject. See below for journal issues focused on reality television.

Multidisciplinary Databases

These databases are good starting places for contemporary and some historical writing in periodicals. They tend to be wide in scope, but not necessarily deep in coverage, particularly for articles in foreign languages.

Core Film and Television Studies Databases

These more specialized tools index journals core to the study of film and television, including more international and professional practice-focused journals and magazines.

Communication Studies Databases

Although more focused on the social sciences than on aesthetics or history, Communications journals often contain scholarship on media, including television, gaming, social media, and more.

Entertainment Business and Law

Historic Entertainment Magazines Online

Major digitization projects that include historic entertainment magazines previously unavailable online.