But most of them met the same swift TV demise, eventually.
We've taken a moment to reflect on 17 of the niche romantic reality TV series that captured our hearts and captivated our minds (likely, for all the wrong reasons). Five women stood by as a conveyor belt of hot guys passed them (no, I'm not kidding).
is one of the best programs MTV has picked up in a long time.
Based on the 2009 documentary by the same name, the series stars Nev Schulman who, inspired by his own experience, goes around the country meeting people who have romantic relationships over the Internet with people they've never met.
Once the Catfish crew are on the scene, an investigation into the mysterious online persona is carried out – Nev and Max will look into what they could be hiding, then arrange a first-time meeting for the two involved and document how both sides react to seeing each other in real life.
In the aftermath, the two presenters will look into why the catfish kept up their lies, what led them to creating false profiles, and see if the two will keep up any form of communication in the future.
If two women chose the same guy, he got to pick between them—turning the tables and giving us the drama we craved oh, so much.Although it makes sense for a couple to go on "date zero" (meet in person) before they grow too attached, there is a lot the pair can learn from each other by openly corresponding online before dating, the authors' strictures notwithstanding.The "light and breezy" tack will work against a woman seeking a relationship built on communication and trust, and men will feel put off by this seemingly manipulative strategy.long), several other shows have tried to carve out their own space in the genre.Touting premises like chaining love interests together and offering contestants the chance to date fake Prince Harry, many of these shows carried promise.