reality adaptation

re·al·i·ty ad·ap·ta·tion

the ability to adjust to the world as it exists.
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Even before the first episode of "Amish" was in the can, NLTV was already working with CBS on a reality adaptation of New Line feature franchise "Nightmare on Elm Street" dubbed "Real Nightmares.
Local reality adaptations are also hits, such as Nora's "112," based on the "Rescue 911" formula.