When we're not going on dates or flipping through Tinder , many of us are living vicariously through others—on reality shows like The Bachelor ette , of course. Romantic reality TV binging is the guilty pleasure we all love to hate. And even those of us who stay far away from it can recognize and respect how iconic the genre has become. Though The Bachelor ette has totally dominated romantic reality TV since it first aired back in yes, it's been that long , several other shows have tried to carve out their own space in the genre. Touting premises like chaining love interests together and offering contestants the chance to date fake Prince Harry, many of these shows carried so much promise. But most of them met the same swift TV demise, eventually.
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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. Some of the most squirm-worthy moments in dating awkwardness are often seen on reality shows. Do the contestants ever find true love? Not usually, but that sure doesn't mean we won't watch them try and try again!