Americans have been glued to the TV since reality shows eased their way into our living rooms and our culture several years ago. From Survivor to Fear Factor to Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire, average Joes have lined up for their opportunity to break into television.
Even real estate mogul Donald Trump got in on the action with his show, Apprentice. Executives nationwide pushed and shoved, with fingers crossed, yelling, "Pick me! Pick me!"