, obviously), but when nothing else is on and I’m feeling so bored I could scream, I’ll watch them.Back in the early 2000’s, one of my boring/lazy day guilty pleasures was watching reality dating competition shows.
(Wink-wink, nudge-nudge.) In so doing, Bravo gives viewers a whole new type of dating show, including an element we've seen before, for instance, in episodes of in which we got glimpses into Patti Stanger's sometimes troubled dating life.
The underlying theme here is that even if you're an expert telling other women (and sometimes men) how to date, you're not necessarily so great at it yourself.
There was just something about watching awkward or super confident young adults try to navigate the obstacles of the show to attempt to meet someone they clicked with.
I loved the terrible scripted dialogue, relished the extra juicy moments, and couldn’t stop hate-watching the people who were total jerks…
"First Dates" is executive produced by Ellen De Generes and Jeff Kleeman for A Very Good Production, Pam Healey and John Hesling for Shed Media, and Tim Carter for Twenty Twenty.
Anthony Dominici also serves as executive producer.
These shows all had the same premise: to meet the “love of your life” (or at least someone cute you could make out with).
But they all went about it in different ways, and each show was more ridiculous than the next.
But no matter if their coupled up or walking out alone after eight weeks on our real-time reality TV experiment, they say they consider their efforts to be successful rather than shameful. He’s not sooooo timid as to turn down a well meaning gesture from business partner Matt (and Matt’s awesomely astute wife Lauren) to fix him up with six different women in the span of 30 minutes. Should Tabasum break the cycle of dating slashies and various man-boys and pursue Vincent? Material.) Is Brian too difficult for his own good.
(You already know the answer.) The fans have spoken—and we’ve got all the results of this week’s edition of Play Live.
This show was amazing, but also ALL sorts of messed up.