It is reported that “professional audience” has been hired by TV show in their attempt to boost tv ratings. These people’s limelight has even overshadowed the stage to sing the songs.
This trend of having occupation viewers, in fact, is not a new thing, In the early years, “Zhengda Variety” team, spring and evening shows often have interactive comic characters actor “with the required face”, are an actual professional audience.
In recent years, with reality show competition is becoming intense, television turn to spending money to find “professional audience” to contrast the program atmosphere has become the industry’s few open secret.
In job ad where the salary ranges from 100 yuan – 800 yuan. ($20- $162) per show with professional audience group where candidates provide personal particulars and if there no job a ‘group head’ would inform you.
The role of the professional audience is to remind the audience before the TV “there are applause”, or “pro, this place has tears, to cry.” The professional audience has become part of the program, “a program in the clip will leave a lot of editing points, these clips need to connect the professional audience when the host says a joke, the audience has to immediately give a loud laugh to let viewer behind the television know that.
“Do you know the school on the political class two or three hours of taste? Recording of this program is also hundred times boring. In class whether is good or bad you still can play mobile phone. But to become a professional audience all of your mobile devices must be shut down. “Cannot eat, cannot doze off, cannot move around or leave, cannot use the flash to take pictures