If you're tired of video and online games where you can only manipulate icons and images on a screen, ABC has just the thing for you.
It's "The Glass House," a new reality show that premieres June 18 and enables viewers to direct the lives of the 14 real-life human contestants who will be living together in a house and competing for a $250,000 prize.
Viewers will not only vote who gets to stay in the house, they will make some of the decisions on matters like what the contestants wear, what they eat and where they sleep.
Don't get too carried away: Viewers don't get to say things like, "Okay, now put your hand there" or "Punch him in the face."
But a large part of the contestants' success will depend on how well they endear themselves to the voting audience, and there will be continuing real-time interaction between players and fans.
While the show will be broadcast for just an hour a week, there will be several live online feeds at other times, when viewers can talk with the players and offer encouragement, criticism or suggestions.
As with some other reality shows, eliminated contestants can earn a chance to return. abc-announces-glass-house