Audience-Participation Program

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Audience-Participation Program

A television or radio broadcast with a live audience, members of whom are involved in the program. For example, a game show may pick audience members at random to be contestants. An audience-participation program may appeal to certain demographics attractive to advertisers. This format also is used in infomercials.
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While most equate daytime television with the soap opera, Cassidy illustrates that a variety of other genres dominated this daypart in the 1950s, with quiz and game shows, audience participation programs, and homemaking shows leading the way.
Hailed by the Los Angeles Times "as one of the most unique and funforgettable audience participation programs in existence," Stone's performances are a mix of entertainment, infectious humor, and pure WOW as he performs his mesmerizing skills as a hypnotist with the crowd.
Tekelec is targeting carriers seeking to increase the success and profitability of audience participation programs such as American Idol, Joe Millionaire, and Trading Spaces with the solution.