The Sopranos By Steven Johnson Summary

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In this article written by Steven Johnson, he looks into the development of television over the last couple of years. He states that most of the TV shows that society sees as bad TV are actually healthy for us to watch. He compares reality TV and how it has progressed over the years. He talks about shows such as, The Love Boat and the Newlywed Game in comparison to newer shows such as The Apprentice and Survivor. He shows the structure of the shows and how they are simliar and different such as there rules. He states that reality TV today is somewhat like a video game in that you basically learn as you go. He also compares major TV shows such as Dragnet and Starsky and Hutch to a more recent show such as The Sopranos. He shows that early
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