Catfish: The TV Show

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Catfish: The TV Show
CatfishTheTVShow.jpg
GenreReality
Based onCatfish (film)
Developed by
StarringNev Schulman
Max Joseph
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes38
Production
Executive producer(s)
CinematographyMax Joseph
Camera setupMultiple
Running time40 to 42 minutes
Production company(s)Catfish Picture Company
Relativity Media
Broadcast
Original channelMTV
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original runNovember 12, 2012 (2012-11-12) – present (present)
External links
Website
 
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Catfish: The TV Show
CatfishTheTVShow.jpg
GenreReality
Based onCatfish (film)
Developed by
StarringNev Schulman
Max Joseph
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes38
Production
Executive producer(s)
CinematographyMax Joseph
Camera setupMultiple
Running time40 to 42 minutes
Production company(s)Catfish Picture Company
Relativity Media
Broadcast
Original channelMTV
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audio formatStereo
Original runNovember 12, 2012 (2012-11-12) – present (present)
External links
Website

Catfish: The TV Show is an American reality-based docu-series television series airing on MTV about the truths and lies of online dating. The series is based on the 2010 film Catfish and is hosted by Nev Schulman. It premiered on November 12, 2012,[1] with the third season premiering on May 7, 2014.

Plot[edit]

"They used to tank cod from Alaska all the way to China. They'd keep them in vats in the ship. By the time the codfish reached China, the flesh was mush and tasteless. So this guy came up with the idea that if you put these cods in these big vats, put some catfish in with them and the catfish will keep the cod agile. And there are those people who are catfish in life. And they keep you on your toes. They keep you guessing, they keep you thinking, they keep you fresh. And I thank God for the catfish because we would be droll, boring and dull if we didn't have somebody nipping at our fin." —from Catfish

Why the term "catfish" is used to describe people who portray someone else online

On the internet, a "catfish" is a person who creates fake personal profiles on social media sites—pretending to be someone more outwardly appealing than his/her true self, by using someone else's pictures and false biographical information. These "catfish" usually intend to trick an unsuspecting person or persons into falling in love with them. The term "catfish" is derived from the title of a 2010 documentary film, in which filmmaker Nev Schulman discovers that the woman he'd been carrying on an online relationship with had not been honest in describing herself.

MTV and the Catfish film's producers, Schulman and his friend, filmmaker Max Joseph, help couples who have never met in real life. They want to know if the person they have had a seemingly deep emotional relationship with is legitimate or if they are, in fact, a "catfish". Some couples have been together for a few months—others, for years.

Nev claims that he has received requests from people asking him for his help in determining whether or not their online-only lover is lying or truthful about their identity. Each episode is a different couple with a different story; Nev travels to wherever they live and uses background checks and research to uncover the truth. He contacts the other person to arrange a first-ever meeting between the two lovers, then documents how the couple are impacted.[2][3] Schulman said at the Television Critics Association press tour in August 2012 that it's not all about pulling the rug out from under people, explaining:

Whether or not two people are totally lying to each other and it turns out to be a huge disaster, that's only the first part of the story. We then want to know why they are doing it, who they are, what they are feeling, what led them to this place, and why that resonates with thousands of other young people who have the same feelings, who don't have someone to talk to or don't know how to express themselves.[1]

Production[edit]

Although the show claims that the deceived victim is the one who initiates contact with the producers in an attempt to discover the true identity of their online romance, there have been claims that the scenarios presented are in fact reverse-engineered, whereby the perpetrator or "catfish" is the one who is contacted first via casting calls. Producers then proceed to gather information about the deception from the perpetrator and contact the victim afterwards to present the opposite.[4][5]

In February 2013, Hollywood.com published a detailed report on how episodes for the series are produced.[6] In almost every instance, the catfish (the person whose identity is "unknown") is the first one to make contact with MTV. For legal reasons, all persons involved on the series sign contracts agreeing to appear on camera prior to the episode even entering production. However, much of Nev and Max's research into them is apparently genuine, as Nev has not personally talked to them before filming begins. Often the catfish and catfishee had already stopped communicating, but agree to resume their relationship for the sake of being able to appear on the show.

On December 19, 2012, MTV announced that the series has been renewed for a second season.[7]

On October 25, 2013, MTV announced the third season renewal of Catfish.[8][9]

On July 11, 2014, MTV renewed the series for a fourth season.[10]

Reception[edit]

The film Catfish was criticized and its authenticity was argued but executive producer Tom Forman stresses that Catfish won't just tell "stories of deception. We've also stumbled into some love stories. We found people who are exactly who they say they are. We are putting those on television, too. We find people who are willing to get past an initial deception and really do make a connection at the end—in person and in real life. That's been really heartwarming. So I think, when we set out, we really don't know how it's going to end: good, bad, or in the middle somewhere."[1]

Episodes[edit]

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesSeason PremiereSeason Finale
112November 12, 2012 (2012-11-12)February 25, 2013 (2013-02-25)
216June 25, 2013 (2013-06-25)October 15, 2013 (2013-10-15)
310May 7, 2014 (2014-05-07)July 9, 2014 (2014-07-09)
4TBA2014 (2014)2014 (2014)

Season 1 (2012–13)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(million)
11"Sunny & Jamison"November 12, 2012 (2012-11-12)2.68[11]
Nursing student Sunny met and fell in love with model "Jamison" or "RJ" while chatting on Facebook, but they had never met in the eight months they had talked. When Nev finally introduces Sunny to "Jamison", he turns out to be a girl named Chelsea, who originally created the profile for revenge on a former friend. Chelsea showed no remorse and says that she has no feelings at all for Sunny. Later they talk and Chelsea admits she is bisexual and has feelings for Sunny. They decide to be real friends in the end. Nev introduces Sunny to the real Jamison in the end.
22"Trina & Scorpio"November 19, 2012 (2012-11-19)2.74[12]
Exotic dancer Shawnise aka Trina, met fellow exotic dancer Lee aka "Scorpio" on MySpace and had been talking for over a year and never met. When Nev does some online investigating, he finds that the pictures of "Scorpio" belong to Larry Drummer, a model from Atlanta. When Nev introduces Shawnise to Lee, he tells her the truth about having 4 children instead of 2 and that he is really 32 years old instead of being 27 like he told her. Nev introduces Shawnise to the real Larry Drummer in the end. Lee said he's happy to be friends with Trina, but still hopes one day romance will blossom between them. Trina has quit dancing and is pursuing other career opportunities.
33"Kim & Matt"November 26, 2012 (2012-11-26)2.61[13]
Kim had been talking to Matt for over 10 years when she contacted Nev for help to meet him. She is in a relationship with a man named Scott, who knows about Matt. Kim opens up to Nev that the love of her life Steven committed suicide and that Matt helped her through the grief. She meets Matt at his home, where he reveals he has refused to meet her because he is ashamed of his weight. In the epilogue, Matt continues to diet and exercise everyday, and since filming ended, he has lost another 20 pounds. Kim went home and broke up with Scott, and she and Matt remain best friends. Kim is finally taking the time to deal with the loss of Steven, but she's not ready to think about starting a new romance yet.
44"Jasmine & Mike"December 3, 2012 (2012-12-03)2.23[15]
Jasmine had been texting "Mike" for two years, though they had never met or talked on the phone. Mike turns out to be a girl named Mhissy who Jasmine knew in real life. Mhissy said she created the fake profile to get revenge on Jasmine for not leaving Mhissy's boyfriend Josh aka Triggs alone after they hooked up. In the epilogue, Jasmine has put her interest on finding romance on hold since filming ended, and instead, she's been focusing on school and spending time with her son. Mhissy has made the decision to adopt her niece and become her legal guardian. Mhissy says that she had no plans to create a fake profile again. Jasmine and Mhissy have had no contact since they appeared in this episode.[14]
55"Jarrod & Abby"December 10, 2012 (2012-12-10)2.41[17]
Jarrod is a divorced father from Georgia who met and fell for a blonde girl on Facebook named "Abby". Jarrod told Nev that he had even proposed to Abby and she said yes. She also promised to move in with him but then she never did.[16] When Nev finally introduces them after a year and a half of talking, "Abby" turns out to be an obese girl named Melissa that created the fake profile due to her low self esteem. In the epilogue, Jarrod has put his romantic pursuits on hold and is focusing on music since filming ended. He and Melissa continued to talk to each other everyday. Melissa had deactivated her Abby profile and also lost 15 lbs. She is also happy that Jarrod has kept her in his life, and she's hopeful love could still blossom between them one day.
66"Kya & Alyx"December 17, 2012 (2012-12-17)2.07[19]
When Kya first met "Alyx" online, she used a fake name and fake pictures. She later told him the truth and Alyx forgave her. Nev helps Kya finally meet Alyx, who she says she has fallen in love with but has never actually met. When they meet, Alyx turns out to be a transgender man who is starting his transition. They decide to stay a couple after Kya learns the truth, saying "I have no problem with it. You're still a man to me". In the epilogue, Alyx is continuing hormone replacement therapy, and he is also saving up for gender reassignment surgery.[18]
77"Joe & Kari Ann"January 7, 2013 (2013-01-07)2.52[21]
Nev helps Joe meet the girl he's been talking to who says she is former Miss United States Teen 2003, Kari Ann.[20] Kari Ann agrees to meet Joe at his farm and when she shows up, it's in fact a girl named Rose, a girl Joe went to high school with. She said she did it because she's always had feelings for Joe. She apologized but admitted to having been a catfish for years, having multiple fake profiles and claims to have "mastered" being a catfish. In the end, Rose moved to California to live with her boyfriend whom she met through the fake Kari Ann profile. He was surprised when he found out the truth but accepted her anyway. Joe and Rose haven't talked since filming ended.
88"Tyler & Amanda"January 14, 2013 (2013-01-14)2.17[23]
Tyler has fallen for "Amanda" when he asks Nev for help. When Tyler tells his friends about her, they are all surprised it was with a girl from online. When Tyler goes to her house, "Amanda" is actually a teenage boy named Aaron. In the epilogue, Tyler now attends Western Michigan College in Kalamazoo. Aaron recently moved to New York City, and he said that he's staying offline for now and is actually starting to go out on dates. Aaron and Tyler have not been in contact since filming ended.[22]
99"Rod & Ebony"January 21, 2013 (2013-01-21)2.75[25]
Rod hasn't been honest with "Ebony" about what he looks like or his name, which he told her is "KJ" in the 4 years they have been talking. Ebony is transgender and said she couldn't meet up in the beginning of them talking because she had cancer. Rod wants to be honest and tell her the truth but is afraid that Ebony might be lying to him too. Ebony turns out to be a woman who has been a lesbian for 15 years and has a child. In the epilogue, Rod and Ebony are still friends, but they communicate with each other only a few times a week now. Rod says he's not ready to meet people online right now and needs time to think about what he wants. Ebony is staying offline as well and has instead been enjoying the Atlanta nightlife. She has found romance with a woman.[24]
1010"Rico & Ja'mari"January 28, 2013 (2013-01-28)2.27[26]
Rico lives in the United States but is torn on whether or not to continue his online relationship with a man named "Ja'mari" or move to England to be with his ailing mother. When Rico meets Ja'mari, he finds out that the pictures he saw were real but also discovers that Ja'mari's real name is James and that he is a bus driver instead of a model like he told Rico. When Nev and Rico do more research, they find that James has a criminal record but when asked about it, it was a case of mistaken identity that took James over 2 years to clear his name but in the end won the case. In the epilogue, the health of Rico's mother has improved since filming ended. Rico has decided to stay in the United States to continue his relationship with James. Rico and James haven't seen each other in the last month, but they plan on getting together soon.
1411"Mike & Felicia"February 18, 2013 (2013-02-18)2.37[27]
Mike and Felicia met online and soon hit it off. After agreeing to meet, Felicia stood Mike up, offering only thin excuses. When Nev and Max do some research they find that she supposedly lives in Jersey City, though she claims to have opened a store in Orlando. After contacting her friend they also find she has previously lied to people on the internet. When Mike meets Felicia he finds that the pictures were real, but she lied about the store in Orlando, but still lives there. Mike is hurt that she lied but agrees to meet up with her to talk about their future. Two months later, Mike is still living with his parents and has found a job installing irrigation systems. He hopes to move to his own place soon. Felicia continues to live in Orlando and go to school. She is grateful that Mike had given her a second chance. She says she's being 100% truthful with Mike and is doing her best to be honest with everyone else in her life as well. She also says she's planning to move back to New Jersey in six months, because when she went to visit Mike, they officially became a couple. But, update: they failed to meet in NJ and Felicia said on Twitter that she was stood up. The relationship seems to have ended.
1212"The Reunion Show"February 25, 2013 (2013-02-25)1.95[28]
Participants from Catfish: The TV Show reunite in MTV's Times Square studio to answer questions from fans. The show is hosted by Nev and Max, and SuChin Pak. Sunny and Chelsea have not remained in contact. Trina and Lee remain good friends, as do Kim and Matt, and Jarrod and Melissa (who appear via webcam unlike all other participants). Joe remains bitter about Rose's online relationship with him as Kari Ann and they do not talk. Jasmine and Mhissy break out into an argument over an insulting Facebook post to Mhissy left by Jasmine.

Season 2 (2013)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(million)
131"Cassie & Steve"June 25, 2013 (2013-06-25)2.50[29]
Following the brutal murder of her father, Cassie's life was on a downward spiral of alcohol, drug abuse, and promiscuity. Then one day she received a Facebook message from Steve. He became the positive influence Cassie needed, teaching her to love herself and change her lifestyle for the better. Their relationship intensified and Cassie even asked Steve to marry her—and Steve accepted. Cassie desperately wants to meet her fiancé, but Steve is always too busy to video chat—let alone get together with her. They find out that Steve is actually Cassie's best friend, Gladys, who wanted to help get Cassie's life back on track after all other efforts failed. In the epilogue, Cassie has put her dating life on hold, and she's currently devoting most her time working at the radio station and keeping up with her studies for school. Gladys deactivated Steve's profile and has not started one of her own, and she is still hopeful that she and Cassie will grow close again.
142"Anthony and Marq"July 2, 2013 (2013-07-02)1.76[30]
Anthony is a decorated Iraq War veteran who wears his Purple Heart on his sleeve. Over a year ago, he bonded online with a caring, emotionally available man named Marq. Today, they're head over heels in love—yet Anthony has already caught Marq in some troubling lies. In the epilogue, Anthony has put his romantic life on hold while he recovers from losing Marq. Anthony has not spoken to Framel since filming ended.
153"Ramon & Paola"July 9, 2013 (2013-07-09)2.16[31]
Ramon spends most of his time in a dead-end job in a town that he's struggling to escape. His one shining glimmer of happiness is Paola, a girl he met on Facebook and established an exclusive online relationship with. After many failed attempts to video chat with Paola, she finally relented and connected with Ramon briefly. However, Ramon saw a completely different-looking girl on his video screen before she hung up and he's been baffled ever since.
164"Lauren & Derek"July 16, 2013 (2013-07-16)2.36[32]
Lauren met Derek on MySpace nearly eight years ago. Since then she's relied on him for everything—Derek's funny and fresh, and he even supported Lauren after she had a baby with a now former boyfriend. Lauren knows that Derek is the man of her dreams and she can't wait to take the next step with him. The only problem is, they've never met in real life or even video chatted. Every time she's tried to see Derek he's always had an excuse. Lauren strongly believes that Derek could be her future husband and she feels that he can be a good father to her three-year-old son. In the end, this became the first case in which the "Catfish" turned out to be fully genuine and did not lie. An aftershow, filmed in front of an audience and featuring host SuChin Pak, was broadcast following the episode to celebrate this.
175"Dorion & Jeszica"July 23, 2013 (2013-07-23)2.28[33]
Dorion is torn between two women—his current girlfriend, Raffinee, and his online love of over two years, Jeszica. Dorion was introduced to Jeszica on Facebook while she was dating one of his friends. They quickly started texting and talking on the phone, and now he's completely fallen for her. Dorion has even shared his darkest secrets with Jeszica. He says that he trusts her completely, but every time he's tried to meet her, she ends up blowing him off. Dorion is willing to give up everything for Jeszica, including his relationship with Raffinee.
186"Jen & Skylar"July 30, 2013 (2013-07-30)2.14[34]
Having dealt with a number of bullies in her past, teenager Jen relies on online communities to establish relationships. Jen has many friends around the world, but Skylar is by far the most special one to her. After meeting on a gaming site, in a flash, Jen and Skylar went from innocent online bantering to constant flirtatious texting. Now, Jen is ready to take things to the next level, but she's never met Skylar in person and has only two pictures of him. Jen is scared to push the reticent Skylar too hard, but she's desperate to know if he could really be her first true love. When they go to meet Skylar, he turns out to be somebody named Bryan who had no feelings towards Jen and also did not feel his actions were cruel. He says was trying to "give her a gift". Later, he reveals that he was hurt in a previous relationship and turned to the Internet to cope with his pain. Nev and Max instruct him not to contact Jen again.
197"Mike & Kristen"August 6, 2013 (2013-08-06)1.57[35]
Three and a half years ago, Mike met his ultimate mystery girl, Kristen, on Facebook. They quickly forged a deep connection, exchanging "I love yous" and carrying on a turbulent on-again-off-again relationship. But despite the two living only 40 miles apart, Mike's frequent efforts to meet Kristen have been futile. Mike believes that she's afraid of rejection due to a permanent injury from a car accident, but he's convinced Kristen is real and that they could live "happily ever after" together if they could only meet.
--"Midseason Reunion"August 13, 2013 (2013-08-13)0.97[36]
208"Jesse & Brian"August 20, 2013 (2013-08-20)1.82[37]
When Jesse was introduced to Brian on Facebook, she thought she'd hit the jackpot. Brian is a former Marine, a true gentleman, and handsome to boot. They made plans to meet and Jesse drove hundreds of miles to see him, but Brian never showed up and stopped answering her calls. The next day, Jesse begged Brian to explain why he stood her up, but he refused to give a reason. Now, three years later, Brian has asked her to move halfway across the country to live with him. Jesse feels that Brian could be the perfect guy for her and she's ready for a fresh start.
219"Artis & Jess"August 27, 2013 (2013-08-27)2.01[38]
Artis' life changed five months ago when he met Jess, a sexy, blonde beauty, on Facebook. Although Artis and Jess each were in relationships at the time and still living with their significant others, they still believed they had found the true love they so desperately wanted. Even though Artis has seen only one photo of Jess, he's willing to risk everything to be with her and is ready to meet Jess in person. Jess turns out to be a strange man called Justin. In the epilogue, Justin and Artis have had no communication since filming ended. Artis explained everything that happened with Justin to the mother of his children. His willingness for being honest and to be open with her has greatly improved their relationship. Justin refused to comment to the producers.
2210"Ashley & Mike"September 3, 2013 (2013-09-03)1.74[40]
For over seven years, Ashley has sent dramatically altered photos of herself to her soul mate, Mike, to make her look thinner and more attractive to him. Mike, who appears to be an extraordinarily fit and handsome young man, lives several states away in New Jersey. Saddled by insecurities around her weight and a fear of going out in public, Ashley has become more reliant on her online connection to Mike with each passing year, but has always found an excuse not to meet up with him. Mike has always been there for Ashley, consoling her through the period after her father's sudden death and becoming an intensely positive force in her life. Now Ashley feels ready to come out of hiding to show her true self to Mike. Nev and Max discover that Mike may not be the person in the photos, and when they go to meet him, he turns out to be overweight. However, unlike Ashley's pictures, Mike's are of a completely different person. By the end of the episode, they are shown to remain in contact and on good terms. Mike died of a pulmonary embolism on October 12, 2013.[39]
2311"Aaliyah & Alicia"September 10, 2013 (2013-09-10)1.61[41]
Times have been tough for Aaliyah, a resident of Oakland, California. Recently, her family was evicted from their home and she's been couch-surfing at different friends' houses while she completes her education. Throughout this difficult period, Aaliyah has found comfort in her relationship with Alicia, a young woman she met online. Alicia is Aaliyah's first real girlfriend; they text with each other all day long and talk on the phone until late into the night, often falling asleep on the phone together. However, Alicia lives just 70 blocks from Aaliyah and is refusing to meet her in the flesh. Alicia claims that she's not yet ready to come out to her friends and family and therefore unwilling to take things further.
2412"Nick & Melissa"September 24, 2013 (2013-09-24)1.21[42]
Nick and Melissa met in a Tila Tequila fan chat room and have been talking for six years. There's only one problem – Melissa has a boyfriend.
2513"Derek & Kristen"October 1, 2013 (2013-10-01)0.95[43]
Derek is a veteran and a single father who was cheated on by his ex-wife.
2614"Keyonnah & Bow Wow"October 8, 2013 (2013-10-08)1.88[44]
Keyonnah has been a fan of the rapper Bow Wow since she was growing up. She messages him one day and is shocked when he messages her back. They have been talking for four months, but Keyonnah is suspicious when he refuses to video chat. 'Bow Wow' had even sent Keyonnah $10,000 to soothe her financial troubles.
--"Catfish Season 2: Last Hooks"October 13, 2013 (2013-10-13)0.81[45]
2715"Mike & Caroline"October 15, 2013 (2013-10-15)1.81[46]
Mike, a struggling artist from Pensacola, Florida, fell in love online with a beautiful redhead named Caroline over a year and a half ago. But as their connection grew, so did Mike's suspicions, since they live in the same city and Caroline has continually evaded his attempts to meet. Strangely, Caroline often makes her presence known by sending Mike pictures of the exterior of his workplace and has even left a note on his car when it was parked in front of his house. Regardless, Mike continues to grow more invested in his relationship with Caroline, especially when he learned that she was diagnosed with colon cancer and needs his support. Mike can't tear himself away from this intensely bizarre love affair, but does wonder if he's being preyed upon by a stalking catfish. When they finally meet, Caroline turns out to be a woman named Heather, who lied about having cancer and had an online relationship with Mike prior to filming with a different fake account created to help her best friend see if her partner was cheating on her.
2816"Catfish: The Reunion Show 2"October 15, 2013 (2013-10-15)1.25[46]

Season 3 (2014)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(million)
291"Craig & Zoe"May 7, 2014 (2014-05-07)2.05[47]
302"Antwane & Tony"May 14, 2014 (2014-05-14)1.55[48]
313"Antoinette & Albert"May 21, 2014 (2014-05-21)1.73[49]
324"Lucille & Kidd Cole"May 28, 2014 (2014-05-28)1.69[50]
335"Tracie & Sammie"June 4, 2014 (2014-06-04)1.56[51]
346"John & Kelsey"June 11, 2014 (2014-06-11)1.36[52]
357"Solana & Elijah"June 18, 2014 (2014-06-18)1.83[53]
368"Miranda & Cameryn"June 25, 2014 (2014-06-25)1.59[54]
379"Jeff & Megan"July 2, 2014 (2014-07-02)1.52[55]
--"Blake & Kiersten (aka Blake & Kendra)"July 8, 2014 (2014-07-08)1.32[56]
Note: This is a special unaired episode from 09/17/2013.
3810"Bianca & Brogan"July 9, 2014 (2014-07-09)1.70[57]

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