"…These shows traffic in human suffering — which means watching them is either exploitative or cathartic, depending on how tightly those Dockers hug your tummy."— Simon Dumenco, on "The Obsession With TV Fatties." [Details]
I enjoy the Biggest Loser because I like watching people attain their goals and change their lives in positive ways, but I have to say I hate certain aspects of it- the tempting them with food, making them weigh in without shirts on, etc. Those parts feel very exploitative to me.