Reality shows that followed used the confessional format religiously, so to speak. MTV's shows like "I Love Money 2," "For the Love of Ray J" and "Rock of Love" play up personality and manipulative players with their one-on-one tell-alls. Other network reality shows such as " The Bachelor," " Survivor," " America's Next Top Model," TLC's "What Not to Wear" and even "The Office," (pictured) use the confessional take for funny, poignant moments. But "Real World" was the trailblazer.
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