As opposed to the cast...oh, sorry...the "contestants" who are just plain dumb!
Now, intellectually, I know these reality shows are not even remotely connected to reality, and that the players are not in fact players, but "actors" likely willing to work for scale: the "Blue Light Special(s)" of the artistic world if you will.
But good night nurse, can't we just find something to air that doesn't show us what happens when Darwinism fails? That the missing link has been found; alive and well and airing on prime time TV?
I refuse to believe that audiences are as vacuous as something a Hollywood script writer can create. I think its time we demanded more. Dead air would be more entertaining...