Reality TV has developed a well-deserved bad reputation.
Reality TV is like the junk food of show biz. You know it is bad for you but you want more. However, some ideas are just downright ridiculous.
It is as though television producers have no imaginations anymore. We have listed the absolute worst Reality TV shows that we can’t comprehend why it is on our screens. But you know you can’t look away!
Dating Naked – VH1
You know it will be terrible from the title, but the promise of nudity means you probably checked it out! Though if you are expecting naked bodies, it is all hidden by a blur.
Naked men and women are set up on a series of blind dates in exotic locations. The audience must endure the awkwardness of to nude people participating in various escapades.
There’s Something About Miriam – Sky One
Nothing like a bit of controversy! This completely non-politically correct reality TV show got into a lot of trouble. The participants even filed a law suit!
Sexy Miriam was transgender, but this was unbeknownst to the male contestants. They were under the impression it was a regular dating show. The false pretenses of Miriam brought up accusations of sexual assault and defamation.
Cheaters – The CW Plus
There have been accusations of the staging of certain scenes. But still, who wants to get cheap entertainment out of other people’s pain and heartbreak?
Splash! – Eyeworks USA
Even hearing about what this reality TV show is about will make you want to yawn. But for some reason, it gained international popularity, with different countries creating versions.
The show entailed celebrities diving into water. They would train to do increasingly more challenging dives for each episode.
Are You Hot? – ABC
A genius did not conceive this reality program for intelligent viewers. It is a talent program for people who have no talent but the shape of their body.
Contestants would file past judges evaluating their “hotness.” Yes, – that was it.
Playing It Straight – FOX
Another slightly politically incorrect reality TV show. However, this time the female star knew what her challenge was.
Half of a group of male contestants were gay. The female star had to eliminate a contestant week by week. If she picked a straight dude, in the end, they got to split some cash. If he turned out gay, he kept all the money.
Man Vs Beast – FOX
This awful reality TV show was completely unethical. Critics and animal rights groups were up in arms when it aired and demanded it’s axing.
Humans and animals competed in ridiculous competitions. These ranged between hot dog eating, sprint races, and obstacle courses.
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