History[ edit ] The dating game show subgenre has its origins in the United States. The original dating game shows were introduced by television producer Chuck Barris. The format of Barris’s first dating show, The Dating Game , which commenced in , put an unmarried man behind a screen to ask questions of three women who are potential mates, or one woman who asked questions of three men. The person behind the screen could hear their answers and voices but not see them during the gameplay, although the audience could see the contestants. The various suitors were able to describe their rivals in uncomplimentary ways, which made the show work well as a general devolution of dignity. Questions were often obviously rigged to get ridiculous responses, or be obvious allusions to features of the participants’ private areas. The Newlywed Game , by contrast, another Barris show, had recently married couples competing to answer questions about each other’s preferences. The couple who knew each other the best would win the game; sometimes others got divorced. Gimmicks were the lifeblood of all such shows, which drew criticisms for instigating disaffection that could not have been effected. The genre waned for a while but it was later revived by The New Dating Game and the UK version Blind Date , and the original shows were popular in reruns , unusual for any game show.

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The year-old mother-to-be joins a laundry list of other celebrities whose personal photos have been exposed for the world to see. Some are victims of the wrath of jilted exes, while others have been targeted by hackers. In March , Christopher Chaney, 35, pled guilty to hacking into the email accounts of celebrities, including Christina Aguilera, Mila Kunis and Scarlett Johansson, whose nude photos eventually landed on the Internet.

On June 17 at WWE Money in the Bank, Big Cass’ feud with Daniel Bryan suddenly turned one-sided after dropping another match to the former WWE Champion.

But if just watching it on a screen doesn’t satisfy, fans of the sci-fi phenomenon can jump into some Star Wars action by way of virtual reality. The VR gear feels like battle armour I popped along to The Atrium in Westfield London shopping centre to give it a go before it was open to the public. Players start off by getting strapped into a futuristic chest piece and VR helmet.

As soon as you’re buckled into the gear you’ll immediately feel like an armoured soldier ready for battle. After a special briefing from Alliance officer Cassian Andor – who fans will recognise from the movie Rogue One – you and up to three other teammates flip your VR visor down to be transported into the boots of a Rebel soldier who’s gone undercover as a Stormtrooper.

Needless to say, things take a turn and you’ll end up having to shoot your way out of trouble.

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The airwaves could use a little more rock and a lot more Sebastian Bach right about now. That gives you a pretty good idea of what this Fuse TV series was like. A bunch of tatted-up rocker chicks with checkered pasts and bad attitudes competed for a Geffen Records contract, and the cobalt-haired Amy Winehouse doppelganger who won, Mixi, was actually genuinely talented.

From Leona Lewis to the One Direction boys, these British stars first tasted success on reality TV shows and went on to become global stars. Here are some of the best-known British reality TV stars.

And yes, the idea is that the couples will be more vulnerable and honest after the act, when they talk to a panel of expert in the hopes of solving their issues. But Sex Box is no parody. Here are other reality shows that make The Bachelor look totally sensible: Born in the Wild This Lifetime series, premiering March 3, is about women who give birth in nature. Who is the Worst Driver in the Netherlands?

The series, which has run in several different countries, gathers the worst drivers in a specific region and has them show off their lack-of-skills behind the wheel. No one was seriously injured. Before there was Tinder there was a show in which people walked down a runway and displayed their goods to judges who essentially swiped right or left.

The Will CBS may have agreed to pick up the reality show — in which family and friends of a rich benefactor compete to be included in his inheritance — but the network had the good sense to cancel it after just one episode. Dating Naked A contestant actually sued VH1 for showing a little too much nudity. The Swan This show was a heartwarming retelling of The Ugly Duckling in which producers turned contestants into swans by giving them lots and lots of plastic surgery.

The series was more than a little problematic. It will follow a spate of killings kicked off by a viral YouTube video. But if the TV version is anything like the movie, no actor on the show should make long-term plans.


A Newport Beach orthopedic surgeon who appeared on a Bravo reality show four years ago was charged along with his girlfriend with drugging and sexually assaulting two women, and prosecutors are seeking additional victims, Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas said Tuesday. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, of Newport Beach, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, of Brea, were charged with rape by use of drugs, oral copulation by a controlled substance, assault with the intent to commit a sex offense and possession of a controlled substance for sale.

Robicheaux was also charged with two counts of possession of an assault weapon. One woman who met the pair on April 10, , said they took her to a party and then to his apartment once she got intoxicated, Rackauckas said. The other victim said she became intoxicated and passed out at a bar on Oct. But investigators believe there may be a host of other victims.

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Add a cash prize or coveted title and things get ugly. The competition can get so heated that it even drives celebrity hosts and judges to bicker. Over the years, these shows have brought us some nasty and unforgettable fights. Here are the 18 biggest reality TV show feuds of all time, ranked from least to most ridiculous. Enter Kalon McMahon, a model who used his good looks and charm to woo Maynard. Get the f—k out! These famous voices got off to a rough start. These sharks smelled blood in the water.

They gave the other sharks very little time to ask questions and considering investing, which ruffled their feathers. Greiner and John, however, remained seated and celebrated their investment. Cameras captured moments of unhappiness between the two, including a rehearsal when Dovolani got so frustrated with Gosselin that he threatened to quit. You can watch him dish more to Wendy Williams.

A car crash showed the not-so-sweet side of an HGTV show.

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Good old-fashioned marketing savvy? What special quality did heavy metal stars have that inspired them to flock early on to reality TV? Turns out, their knack for outlandish antics makes hard rockers pretty perfect for reality TV.

Another summer, another season of “Big Brother” controversies. The warhorse reality show, which kicked off its 20th season June 27 on CBS, has been plagued by several instances of bad behavior.

While it’s unclear whether our Kelce Jason will be on it, Deadline reports that “Kelce will be joined by famous friends and family to help him along his journey. Kelce cameo a question is in to the Eagles about whether Jason will appear. The concept for Catching Kelce is quite complex: While Kelce has the final say over who stays and who goes, the women are tasked with strategically deciding who gets to be on the group date. The all-important strategy comes down to whether the ladies pick their friends or whether they try to make themselves look good by going on dates with women they don’t think will fare as well in Travis’ eyes.

Catching Kelce may have something that The Bachelor franchise has missed out on all these years: A central character with some personality. The Kelce boys are quite the charismatic duo. Jason’s beard has its own Twitter account , and he, among other stunts, participated in Wing Bowl 22 , although he did not fare well only 65 wings consumed. And, well, at least we know that Travis has dance moves.

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Hotel Hell Gordon Ramsay and his team of experts are bringing a brand new TV show to FOX that aims to help turn around the fortunes of dedicated and determined hospitality industry owners. Kitchen Nightmares Hell hath no fury like an angry chef, and no chef has a sharper temper than Gordon Ramsay when things go wrong in the kitchen. Each week, in front of a studio audience, brave bachelors try to impress beautiful women. The remaining women return next week for another chance at finding Mr.

Stakes are high as teams must test their concept, market their brand and run their outlet for a full day feeding hungry shoppers.

Groupies take note: you too can have your own reality show. “Married to Rock,” E!’s latest reality foray, will tackle the exploits of a group of rock star wives and girlfriends, the network.

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