Reality show dating in the dark
Yes, we’re talking about “Keeping up With the Kardashians,” “Jersey Shore,” “The Hills,” “The Bachelor,” and all the “Real Housewives.” These shows usually follow a group of people who don’t much, and while there’s no doubt that we kill a couple of brain cells watching them, we’re not ashamed to admit that we love—and DVR—them.
The third category, however, are the reality programs that are so bad we can’t believe they made it on the air.
In 1999, a competition program called “Survivor” aired on CBS and changed the landscape of TV as we know it.
See, “Survivor” is considered the first real reality show, and—since then—has spawned hundreds of others.
Watching our generation’s biggest pop star Britney Spears down bags of Cheetos and then burp them up? Having to see Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt fend for themselves in the jungle (or do anything, for that matter)? And no one wants to watch Lohan family drama unfold without Lindsay. To that end, we’ve rounded up 15 reality shows that make up this third (and frightening) category.
Will it be love at first sight, or will they leave alone?
Other episodes include sketch artists drawing contestants' impressions of each other.
After the one-on-one dates, each contestant can choose to invite another that they wish to see.
The series, which was created by Talpa and is distributed by John de Mol’s company, was previously on Sky Living in the UK, will be on the ITV2 channel.
Talpa is now owned by ITV, but still run autonomously out of the Netherland.
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The format sees singletons go on a series of dates in the pitch black.