I’m standing in a small living room with two other men, three large cameras, and dozens of television crew members.I’m a contestant on MTV’s newest dating show Parental Control.
" Once he got on set, he was given lines to say on the bus and off — all scripted, he said.
But his portrayal on the show wasn't quite true to life."You know, when you get off the bus, the name and traits [MTV displayed on screen]? "It said that I'm a Christian, and that I like to have sex in movie theaters.
That and the whole money-in-exchange-for-dating (*cough*prostitution) thing makes it the JUICIEST SHOW EVER.
the MTV series where overbearing parents tried to find new partners for their kids?
While most reality TV shows try to blunt the superficial aspect of blind dating, takes it head on.
It’s not uncommon for characters to be nexted on physical appearance alone.
The three of us are lined up waiting for the star of the show, Klarissa, to make her decision about whom she wants to date. The guy next to me is Klarissa’s pale-skinned piercing-faced makeup-wearing-emo boyfriend Jensen.
Opposite him is Tyler, a clean-cut tan-skinned model, and the living incarnation of California.“I do hate to do this, but I have to eliminate one of you guys right now,” Klarissa says in her best impression of sincerity.
So if you’re bored with all your programs and looking for something new to watch this week, maybe do a little #tbt to MTV from the early 2000’s. NEXT On , potential dates are brought out one at a time while the rest wait their turn in a secluded RV.