I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! Is Big In Britain – Why Not In The States?

“Why does this particular franchise work in other places, but not for an American audience that seems so suited? Perhaps it is that people in Britain have more of an appetite for watching celebrities being punished … for the sins of being famous and having all the perks in life. This could be less appealing to a US audience … because celebrity is – like any other part of the American Dream – a form of self-built success?”