But most of them met the same swift TV demise, eventually.
We've taken a moment to reflect on 17 of the niche romantic reality TV series that captured our hearts and captivated our minds (likely, for all the wrong reasons). Five women stood by as a conveyor belt of hot guys passed them (no, I'm not kidding).
Prioritizing personality over looks, covered the faces of the 20 bachelors one lucky woman was to choose from.
The masks helped ensure that the bachelorette would make her decision based on internal beauty instead of relying on external attraction, but viewers never got to see who she picked because the show was cancelled after five episodes. Who knew she ventured into the world of romantic reality TV?
For example, Steve Irwin’s show involved him as the main character season after season.
Reality TV is the projection of peoples lives in real or fabricated situations and can range from documentary style informative shows, entertainment shows based on the lives of reality TV actors, game shows, contests, talent auditions, adventure programs, housing shows, philanthropy, love and dating shows, shows which outline the inner workings of a particular industry and so much more.
Thus, it can be difficult to outline what exactly reality TV is and what reality television isn’t.
The best dating reality shows offer viewers the unique perspective of watching singles trying to find the perfect mate.
Dating tv shows are nothing new, but they're nearly always entertaining.