• What genre describes "Fact or Fiction" shows, such as "Unsolved Mysteries" or "In Search Of"?

    7 monthes ago - By Movies Stack Exchange

    I am trying to categorize some media and I am having trouble finding a name for shows that mix documentary / investigatory style with fictional / pseudo-scientific / speculative content.
    The list below includes a few examples, and given their styles I'd rather not put them in the same "Documentary" collection alongside Planet Earth and Ken Burns films. Is there an accepted or industry term for these types of shows?
    In Search Of (1977)
    Documentary approach
    Discusses paranormal, myths, "controversial" topics
    Unsolved Mysteries (1987)
    Documentary / dramatization approach
    Discusses documented...
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