She spoke with me recently about her televised dating experience and had some insightful comments on reality TV today, how it got here, and where it should head next.Perl-Raver admits that she had her own reasons for appearing on , in which each episode, three men and three women get acquainted in complete darkness before selecting a suitable match to see in the light.The other two males remained in the house only as companions to Chris.contestant, allegedly murdered his model ex-wife before committing suicide, months after moving to Los Angeles to film the reality match-making contest.So where do these extreme contestants and situations come from?Have networks and producers skewed reality so much over time that it's no longer about real people and real life, or have we just mislabelled a genre that thrives on manufactured clichés, unreal situations, and good old fashioned voyeurism?"The word people should be looking for is television, not reality," says contestant Sasha Perl-Raver, who was one of six people looking for love in the third episode of this year's new ABC reality romance series.
They want attractive people who are comfortable in front of a camera." She believes only one person in her episode was truly looking to meet someone without writing or the entertainment industry as added benefits.
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.