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Conventional TV’s last hopes: Older, rural, low-income viewers

  • Ivany Atina Arbi and Markus Makur

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta/East Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara   /   Thu, November 21 2019   /  12:36 am
Light entertainment: Syafni, 67, watches reality TV show Rumah Uya (House of Uya) at his house in Palmerah, West Jakarta, on Tuesday. He prefers watching his wide-screen TV despite the growing trend of watching on-demand content online via mobile gadgets because of his inability to operate new technology.(JP/Ivany Atina Arbi)(House of Uya) at his house in Palmerah, West Jakarta, on Tuesday. He prefers watching his wide-screen TV despite the growing trend of watching on-demand content online via mobile gadgets because of his inability to operate new technology.(JP/Ivany Atina Arbi)

Light entertainment: Syafni, 67, watches reality TV show Rumah Uya (House of Uya) at his house in Palmerah, West Jakarta, on Tuesday. He prefers watching his wide-screen TV despite the growing trend of watching on-demand content online via mobile gadgets because of his inability to operate new technology.(JP/Ivany Atina Arbi)Syafni looked amused while watching reality show Rumah Uya (House of Uya) at his home in Palmerah, West Jakarta, on Tuesday afternoon. The 67-year-old man occasionally laughed as he witnessed the private conflicts presented in the program."Oftentimes, it exposes people's love affairs. It's kind of funny seeing someone caught lying," he said of the program broadcast by Trans 7 television station.  Syafni watches the reality show for an hour almost every evening in his wife Zulbaiti's company while their four grandchildren are busy playing with their gad...