shockumentary

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shockumentary

(ˌʃɒkjuːˈmɛntərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -ies
(Broadcasting) a television programme showing members of the public in shocking or violent situations
[C20: a blend of shock + documentary]
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The concept for this mondo crudo satire is molto buffo: a spoof of those cheesy shockumentaries that Italian filmmakers churned out in the early '60s for the delectation of auds weary of repressive Cold War morality and longing for a taste of the bizarro.
got into shockumentaries, Northern Europe lapped up docusoaps.
That means irreverence and originality, not blood, not guts and not shockumentaries.
As is being proven again during the February sweeps, shockumentaries work.