"The only way I could see it going well is if it polarized people into wanting a different, more positive experience," she told A Plus.Just like experiencing a bad relationship can teach someone how to make their next relationship better, she thinks watching one on TV could have a similar effect.To have a good relationship, however, Chrisler thinks viewers gain little to nothing from dating reality TV shows.
Tenley explained, "There was a reason why I wasn't supposed to be at that wedding." She said, "I ended up having the best second date of my life." If you follow Brooks Forester on Instagram, you aren't at all surprised that he's in this list.
He hasn't addressed his romantic status in an any interviews, but he has a million photos with Lauren Young.
It's also far more than the number of people who tune in on average for shows like Girls, The Mindy Project and True Detective. So why did this example of what the show's executive producer Chris Harrison calls "don't-think-too-hard, don't-choose-too-good-a-box-of-wine, sit-down-with-a-pint-of-your-favorite-ice-cream, just-have-a-good-laugh-and-relax TV" become as popular as it was?
For starters, the spin-off had more than enough hookups, breakdowns, drama and delicious intrigue to fill an entire season of one of the traditional Bachelor(ette)s.
It was also refreshingly honest, giving viewers exactly what they wanted without any guise of sophistication.
Jada Yuan at New York magazine described it perfectly: "Imagine ABC's The Bachelor or The Bachelorette edited by pranksters, with all the talk of falling in love on a three-week reality show exposed for the fairy-tale delusion that it is, and no curtains on the fact that when you isolate a whole bunch of good-looking people with assorted psychological disorders on a beach in Tulum, they're going to have sex.
On series such as The Dating Game, three potential suitors remained behind a screen while another singleton chose a winner based on his or her talent for answering banal questions in double entendres.
They were then sent on a cheap romantic getaway, all within the space of a single half-hour episode.
The premise: Losing contestants from past seasons of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette are given a second shot at meeting the random stranger of their dreams. that raccoon scene) made incredibly entertaining television. 4 premiere raked in an impressive 5 million viewers.
To put that in perspective, that's more than the recent season premiere of the wildly (and inexplicably) popular Duck Dynasty and almost as much as the premiere of the final season of Breaking Bad, which clocked in at 5.9 million.
But ever since ABC created the monster that is The Bachelor at the turn of the century, the quest to find true love on TV has become a season-long process more arduous than a presidential campaign. , just about every romantic reality show to air in the past decade has been built on this model.