The show's other participants would offer snide commentary while watching the date's progress from the RV, and would take over the date if the person before them was "nexted." Was it cruel? While some contestants were left out in the cold, a lucky few got to enjoy a date in the light of day.Most of us love our moms and want to see them happy.If things don't work out, the guy has to pack up his bags and head home.Another update to the dating show paradigm is that contestants are allowed cell phones, and viewers will get to see their juicy text conversations on screen. Instead, they threw in a bunch of heterosexual men in there too. One contestant was physically chained to four suitors for DAYS and had to choose a winner at the end of it all. And it would have been more of a big deal if Bravo had actually cast the show with all gay men.On each episode, a woman would go on dates with three men, only to discover that one was in a relationship with a woman, one was gay, and one was straight and single.If she could figure out which guy fell into which category, she and her potential paramour would win a romantic vacation together.
Maybe it’s the schadenfreude-factor, but it’s SO FUN watching people go out on really terrible, terrible dates. Jen Abidor and Dave Quinn go through them one by one, alphabetically, of course. The contestants are tasked to try and figure out which fellow contestant is their perfect match. I get it.” “Yeah, and then halfway through the show, when she feels like she’s actually falling for one of the dudes based on his personality, we’ll bring in super hot guys and see how she does.” “Perfect. The dater then chooses which of the three he/she wants to date. Or because he wore a mask over his face while in flagrante? was the perfect trendy dating show for the millennial attention span of approximately 5 seconds. One contestant spills the beans on what they’re looking for in a suitor.And that’s exactly what this show did — hated on women by basically being like “haahaa you’ll never find a man and even when you do he’ll probably be gay haahaa.” Clearly we never missed an episode. It was a nice idea, and the series, produced by Eva Longoria and hosted by Guiliana and Bill Rancic, had a big push behind it from NBC. Ratings were dismal, and NBC only aired the show for three-weeks in April 2013 (subsequent episodes were streamed online). — were looking for love, as most dating show contestants are. And while Bret wasn’t as good of a leading man as Flavor Flav, he was a close second. The way he pronounced the word “diabetes” (die-a-bee-tis). The show aired as a single, two-hour broadcast in which 50 women (one from each state) competed in some effed-up beauty pageant to be Rockwell’s bride. spinoff was everything we wanted and more from Tiffany Pollard’s search for a soul mate. They all found love, if you stuck it out until the end. Real chose a woman named CORN FED, and Chance didn’t even bother picking anyone because he knew no one would ever top that. And unlike Flav, you actually could see yourself hooking up with Bret Michaels! It was , one of the more brilliant shows you’ll find on this list. While the show's title was a bit of a misnomer (many of the gay guys were also taken), and many of the women based their guesses on offensive stereotypes, the show's bizarre premise still managed to make it one of the most addictive shows of its time.MTV's ' Next' had a pretty long shelf life, as far as dating shows go.Fortunately, anyone who misses the US version can catch the reboot Australian reboot to get their fix.The only thing worse than a blind date is three blind dates, followed by a series of infuriating guessing games, but that's what made ' Gay, Straight, or Taken' so fun to watch.This unique dating competition combined blind dates, RV travel, dollar bills, and, more often than not, confessions of very personal facts to virtual strangers. Superficial judgments may be the foundation for most reality competitions, but ' Dating in the Dark' tried to get its contestants to form a real connection — until the end of the show, when they got to judge one another's looks, as well.On each episode, a guy or gal would be setup with an RV full of eligible bachelors and bachelorettes, who would earn a dollar for each minute their date lasted. After getting to know each other in a pitch black setting, the show's contestants would finally get to catch a glimpse of who they'd been talking to and decide whether or not to join them on the balcony of the house, indicating that they were interested in a relationship.It makes us feel that all our terrible dates aren’t nearly as bad! In true dating show fashion, this leads to juicy drama and broken hearts galore. And if it goes well enough, we’ll take one of the dudes and do a show around him! The only good thing about the show was that every once and awhile, the dater would choose a real troll. On the original Dutch show, or on the moronic ABC executive who thought it would be a good idea to bring this show over. Two people go out on a blind date chaperoned by their ex-boyfriends/girlfriends. Except, the thing is, when it comes to reality dating isn’t the answer ALWAYS MONEY?! Anyways, one contestant has 16 suitors to choose from, but they have the opportunity to choose a cash prize over “love”. It followed Ray J’s desire to “find a ride or die chick, a chick that makes me want to get out of the dating game.” Brandy must have been so proud. This was just a fun chance to laugh at how stupid and ignorant American women are. Then five suitors ride the Next bus, waiting for a chance to “date” them.It also helps that reality producers put people in the most RIDICULOUS dating circumstances ever. ” “Are you sure people will watch more than one of these? Oh, that, and the obligatory run off into the sunset with the mother waving them goodbye. Either way, watching people date in a pitch-black room is . Said exes talk to the dater through an earpiece, guiding the conversation topic. If the dater is in the car, the two go on a second date paid by the show. Oh, and did we mention Jillian Barberie hosted this all? So yes, they all totally choose love — that is, a love affair with some BENJAMINS. This VH1 show was a behind the scenes documentary of the making of Ray J’s sex tape with Kim Kardashian. , Frank “The Entertainer” Maresca tried to find love… 15 female contestants moved in with Frank and his parents, making it a true basement affair. The suitors say amazingly ridiculous things like “I am Eddie and I’m hot enough to get away with saying that I love Ryan Seacrest” and “I’m Brian, I’m Black and Italian, which might make me the first real Italian stallion.” You can’t make this stuff up, except you know MTV probably did. We implore you to just start being socially inept and shouting “NEXT” whenever you have a lack of interest in anyone. Another terrible MTV dating show involving parents. One woman dates 14 bachelors, and each week eliminates them by not only who she thinks she doesn’t have a connection with, but which ones she thinks are gay. Then host Mark De Carlo would quiz the guys and the girls on the dates. So then, what — we’re watching a show where a bunch of people get together and cheat on one another?