But ulterior motives or not, Perl-Raver and five other singles entered the house to mix and mingle for three long days."The producers made sure they had something interesting for an hour of television," she says.In her blog, she writes "A large part of me feels like they edited out some of the best stuff to make the storylines clichéd enough to entertain without illumination" – a perfect metaphor for her dark dating experience.
It costs a great deal less to produce an hour of reality than an hour of primetime drama.
She also enjoys , a three-hour candid set of unaired scenes where houseguests talk, argue, or just do everyday activities in the house.
Perl-Raver says it reveals the most real scenes from an otherwise manufactured reality environment."If only reality TV could be a little more honest with its audience and with itself, like a caution on a package of cigarettes.
I also asked Perl-Raver if she would date on reality TV again."Oh, hell no," says Perl-Raver.
"You walk away a little bit damaged."TVDone was launched in April of 2009, in hopes to get exposure so when site owner/founded Adam Wright graduates, he has lots of experience and contacts for a job.