Catfish: The TV Show

Series Summary
From the producers of the critically acclaimed 2010 documentary film "Catfish" comes a TV version, which follows the journey of couples who have formed an online relationship but have never met in person. Filmmakers Yaniv "Nev" Schulman -- whose own online love drama was the subject of the "Catfish" film -- and Max Joseph travel around the country to tell the stories of these hopeful romantic partners, and each hourlong episode is filled with mystery, surprises, and sometimes even shocking revelations as one partner discovers the truth about his or her significant other. What will happen when they meet in real life for the first time?

Air Dates: 2012 - Present

Genres: Reality, Documentary

Network: MTV

  • Catfish: The Untold Stories Part 8Sep 28, 2016

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    True catfish tales told by the people who experienced them.

  • Season 5, Ep. 20 : Andrew & ZachSep 21, 2016

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    After believing he has met the perfect match, a text message from a friend reveals shocking new information.

  • Season 5, Ep. 19 : Luis & SydneySep 14, 2016

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    After falling for a single mother, a man wants to take their online relationship to the next level.

  • Season 5, Ep. 18 : Catherine & GrahamSep 7, 2016

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    A woman from Long Island, N.Y., prepares to relocate to Tennessee for her internet love.

  • Season 5, Ep. 17 : Andrea, Alex & AndreaAug 31, 2016

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    Nev and Max are summoned to help catch a potential stalker who is impersonating the family of a popular online personality.

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  • Catfish has value as a cautionary tale, and documentation of one way the Internet has affected lives. That makes it sociology, not entertainment. Show More

  • The producers do a shrewd job of not just building toward the reveal, but then following its aftermath, with the emotions of the previously unseen party brought into the equation. Show More

  • "Catfish" was a clever riff on a found-footage thriller, Catfish: The TV Show is a standard reality series mixing elements of the dating and rehab-therapy genres. Show More

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