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The article gives an overview of the talk shows on Russian federal TV channels as an analytical genre of television publicity, a colloquial program in which public discussion of political problems related to the international situation and domestic events takes place. The origins of the appearance and peculiarities of the talk show on domestic television explored. They noted their constructive, creative nature and high level of implementation during the years of perestroika, which was due to the national originality of these programs, the professionalism of the authors and leading ones. Analyzed shortcomings and related consequences, which affected the decrease in the spectator interest and effectiveness of programs, the loss of genuine discussion and reasoning, other reasons for the low rating of modern political talk shows.

About the authors

Alexandr Anatolievich Grabelnikov

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Author for correspondence.
Email: grab@mail.ru
10/2, Miklukho-Maklaya str., Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation

Doctor of History, Professor of the Department of mass communications, Faculty of philology, RUDN University

Natalia Sergeevna Gegelova

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: mikhail0001@mail.ru
10/2, Miklukho-Maklaya str., Moscow, 117198, Russian Federation

Doctor of Philology, associate Professor of the Department of mass communications, Faculty of philology, RUDN University


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