• Will “Naked Dating” Become the Next Big Hit Reality TV Show?

    VH-1 has picked up the self-explanatory series for a 10-episode season order.

    From the producers of “Extreme Makeover” comes …

    “Naked Dating”!

    It’s exactly what you think it is, and VH-1 is clearly attempting to outdo MTV in the shock-and-awe reality television department.  According to The Hollywood Reporter, “The series will explore the art of romance — free of preconceived notions, stereotypes and, yes, clothing. ” You may (or may not) have seen TLC’s similar venture into nude reality TV recently, “Buying Naked”, which featured nudist couples going house-hunting together. The real question is whether this continued attempt to scrape the bottom of the barrel in the idea department as it relates to unscripted series will eventually backfire on the cable networks. While some are sure to be outraged (or at least feigning outrage) by the concept, a great many will probably award this — and other like-minded shows — little more than a well-earned yawn.

    Read all about “Naked Dating” here.

    So, will you watch? Do you care? Is VH-1 even relevant anymore? Comment below.

    Matt Fox

    Senior Editor

    Fox has history in broadcasting that spans two decades. From his early days as an FM host and club DJ in the mid-90′s to his later experiences in political talk radio, he has always had a knack for combining topical news with his love for popular culture. Those experiences culminated in his position as executive producer for several radio shows featured in the TALKERS Heavy 100. Originally from New York, Fox has made the great pilgrimage down to sunny south Florida.

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