E! Has Succeeded In Coming Up With the Worst Idea For a Reality Show, Ever

Trashy television has its place in our society, even though it gives us brain cavities and lowers the country's collective I.Q. But there's an unwritten line that's been drawn between sensationalist shows like the fairly innocuous Bachelor Pad—a guilty pleasure—and a real-life Running Man that signifies the end of civilization as we know it.

E!, you have crossed that line. The network's newest reality show just be the most horrible thing ever conceived, even worse than Hitler, the plastic packaging on electronics, and NBC's upcoming Outsourced.

The show, titled Bridalplasty (ugh), features brides-to-be competing in challenges related to their upcoming weddings, says The Hollywood Reporter. Think writing wedding vows, creating perfect seating charts, maybe making sure none of the centerpieces include man-eating plants, I don't know. That's obviously the Bridal part of the title, and not the thing that makes it the single-worst thing to ever happen to television. It's the prize that makes this series downright wretched.

The contestants will battle for the chance to win... extensive plastic surgery, hence the Plasty part of the title. E! is touting it as "the chance to be the perfect bride," which just set women's lib and human society back by about 14 centuries.

The winner of each episode will receive her "treatments" immediately, and the results will be shown at the beginning of the following week's episode. The groom won't even see his new bride until he lifts her veil at their wedding. Classy!

I can't wait for the trailer!


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When I think of this show I think of Bridezillas meet Extreme Makeover. How sad. What bride in their right mind want to looks completely unrecognizeable on their wedding day.
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Good grief! This show sounds absolutely ridiculous. I hope it fails miserably. I do wonder what the so-called "challenges" would be, though. The fact that it will be "extensive plastic surgery" sounds rough. I mean, what do these women look like? And it reminds me of Heidi Montag, with her 10 plastic surgery procedures in 1 day. Maybe they should get her to host the show, and then it will really sink in the ratings and go away forever, along with Heidi.
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How disgusting,
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And yet you will watch it, and it will become a hit.
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Other than The Soup and Chelsea Lately, there is really nothing interesting on E!. The rest are just shows that allow fame hungry people to extend the 15 minutes of fame that they have somehow obtained. They used to have the E true hollywood storys that were pretty interesting but now even those have fallen to the waste side.
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Eww that is really sad and disgusting all at the same time what is wrong with people?!
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People of tv.com I beg you not to watch this show so that it fails miserably. Instead can we all agree to watch The Soup and listen to the hilarious ribbing it will be given by E!'s very own Joel McHale?
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Please tell me what is good on E!. Basically nothing. And don't get me started with its "news" show. It should be called "Lindsay Lohan Updates" or "The Latest on Paris Hilton".

And now this show... Yuck.
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Or would let their bride-to-be for that matter?
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This is absolutely terrible. Who the hell would want to be on a show like that?
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Like other people said: not shocking but its terrible that this exists.
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Going a littlle out of context but it is mentioned in the article. Isn't Outsourced a fiction show? I don see the connection. I really liked the movie it's is a shame if it has become a low quality tv show.
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If people are willing to put their brains on hold to watch the Kardashians or any of the Real Housewives shows, why would a show like this be such a surprise? There's a huge demographic out there who like their "entertainment" low-end and trashy. Why else do you think Jerry Springer has been on so long?
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Keep doing everything you can to enforce the stereotype that women are shallow creatures who just live for one day in their lives, the wedding. A celebration of the fact that the woman now has been able to complete the puzzle of her life; catching the man. This is evidently all women think about. Not doing something successful, creating something magnificent, inventing something really important, but getting that man, just to fulfill their fantasy image of what a woman's perfect life should be. And the wedding is the greatest moment of their lives, because there they can showcase their catch to their envious friends, who which nothing more then to reach the same goal. The marriage itself, not that big of deal, but the wedding, that's what matters. Thank you for this program E!, this really changes our image of women being mentally nothing more but 5-year-old girls with princess fantasies.
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They finally brought together the moral values of The Swan and the annoyance of Bride Wars. Awesome :/
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How horrible - nothing of this even surprised me. That they would make it, is terrible in it's own right. That I would expect it of them, feels worse. Now I need to go shower excessively to feel clean again...
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This is kinda funny, only because they actually gave it the green light.
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What? this seems insulting, and what kind of person would even participate in something like this? Sheesh.
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I think it's objectifying to women to produce shows like that .
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Make it stop!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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not that shocking. But I'd like to see a Running Man tv show. :)
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that's nothing compared to my new show "Groomumcision"
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Why am I finding this so hilarious loool
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The worst part of all of this is that just about nothing can now surprise me, soon I'll be able to walk besides a runover'ed person, look at his dying face and just walk on, like I'd seen nothing out of the ordinary
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I think we stopped aiming for high quality television, in which case this show is great for reaching new lows in quality.
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The sadder part is: there were people out there to participate in this nightmare.
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this is repulsive... shame on u, E. shame on u.
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i just threw up a little in my mouth
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as long as someone out there watches this s**t, they will keep producing it. It costs nothing to do; not monetarily, not effort-wise, and certainly does not require talent to come up with. Its like working for the government!
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this disgusts me
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