docu-soap


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docu-soap

(ˈdɒkjʊˌsəʊp)
n
(Broadcasting) a television documentary series in which the lives of the people filmed are presented as entertainment or drama
[C20: from docu(mentary) + soap (opera)]
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docu-soap

n (TV) → Dokusoap f
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Who remembers Maureen 'Mo' Rees, the cleaner from Cardiff who was dubbed the 'driver from L' during her stint on Driving School, the docu-soap about learner drivers?
HAS it really been 19 years since Maureen Rees from Cardiff was introduced to the nation by the docu-soap Driving School.
The ITV's Loose Women star didn't believe it, but the year after it came true and she was the star of The Cruise, the first docu-soap, and a best-selling album followed.
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ACCORDING to BBC3's spin doctors, shameless docu-soap People Like Us is really real reality television.
She first became famous following her appearance on the BBC docu-soap The Cruise.
McMurray - who found fame in the BBC Scotland docu-soap - admitted assaulting Janelle and her girlfriend Karen Ralston, breach of probation and breach of bail.
RAPPERS Goldie Lookin Chain have defended their home city of Newport after its boozy portrayal on Channel 4 docu-soap Bouncers.
Spence, pictured, rose to fame in Sky TV docu-soap Pineapple Dance Studios, set at the famed London studio where he is artistic director.
Busty glamour model Sam's turbulent love life is often the focal point of docu-soap tOWiE, yet neither sister has spoken publicly about their dad and he has never appeared on the show.
And so imagine our delight when Channel 4 bosses announced that they'd be airing a fly-on-the-wall docu-soap in the same vein as the reality series.
CELEBRITY tattooist Dan Gold, star of hit reality TV docu-soap London Ink will be making his permanent mark on Merseyside in 2010 - with the camera crews in tow.