5 Athletes Who Should Get Their Own Dating Show Next
Move over Jordan Rodgers...that might take awhile because of your family baggage, but move over.
The newest dating show athletic superstar is Kansas City Chiefs TE Travis Kelce, who will be the star and eligible bachelor on the new reality series Catching Kelce, which will appear on the E! Network, unique in that will feature a woman from each of the 50 states competing for the Pro Bowl tight end's affections. Kelce will join a list of athletes who have appeared on reality shows including the younger Rodgers, Jesse Palmer, Kris Humphries, and Gary Hogeboom.
This got us thinking...what athletes would also succeed...or even better, spectacularly fail...on their own form of reality dating show? Wonder no more, as we've compiled names who would become the new kings of reality. Watch your back Jordan!
Thanks to Snapchat, people all around the world have gotten a glimpse of Green's....well you heard what he posted on his Snapchat Story at this point. Mishaps like that are reality television gold, and Green would provide plenty of them. Not to mention, if there's any athlete you'd love to get in the head of in the NBA or any league, it's gotta be Draymond Green. He and the E! Network just sound like match in Heaven waiting to happen.
Potential Show Name: Green Zone
Odell Beckham Jr.
Unless you're a fan of Dallas, Philadelphia, or Washington, every football fan in America let out a collective groan and sigh in frustration when it was revealed that Beckham was seen together with a member of a certain family we do not speak of. This family, who shall remain nameless, has been involved with certain athletes throughout their period of fame, and we can't let a receiver of Beckham's caliber fall to that. That's why a dating series would be perfect for him. Let's find a nice girl for him in a good old fashioned American love story...romance via reality television.
Potential Show Name: The Catch
The thing about reality marriages is that they never, ever seem to last. Enter Tim Tebow, the nicest guy you'd ever like to meet. Tebow has already shown himself to be a classy and knowledgeable television personality across the networks of ESPN and ABC, and would actually make the subject of the reality show likable for once. Consider also that Skip Bayless, starting a new career over at Fox Sports 1, will probably need something to talk about once he hits the air. Since Tebow's football career isn't affording him those opportunities, Bayless's new FS1 stint could feature a weekly recap of Tebow's reality show, similar to Talking Dead or After the Thrones.
Potential Show Name: Bae-Less: The Tim Tebow Show
If/when Rob Gronkowski does tie the knot, you know he's going to want to do it in the most Gronk way possible...stealing the show, partying hard, and still making 6 receptions for 110 yards and 2 touchdowns on Sundays. In other words, he's the perfect athlete for a dating show. Like the young Rodgers before him, Gronk does have some siblings, including fellow football players Chris and Glenn, but they do seem to get along really well, which makes it a good dynamic for the show, and is, honestly, quite refreshing, as we've seen enough shows milk family drama dry. If the show is anything like the infamous Gronk Cruise, sign us up. It'd basically be an episode of Entourage, except, you know, "real".
Potential Show Name: Gronk Wants A Rock
Everyone loves a good comeback story. Mark Sanchez, who, while serving as the
poor soul under center starting quarterback for the New York Jets, was rumored to be linked to several A-List celebrities including Kate Upton, Eva Longoria, and Jamie-Lynn Sigler, has a chance to finally redeem himself from the infamous incident involving a Gluteus Maximus of one of his linemen as he is competing for the starting quarterback job for the defending Super Bowl champion Denver. What better way to get to know America's next great comeback story by giving him his own show that explores his heart and soul? Plus, a survivor of two of the most vicious groups in sports...the New York City media and Philadelphia sports fans...you know Sanchez would be perfectly fine with the ever-nosy cameras of reality television.
Potential Show Name: Mark of Love
What athletes do you think deserve their own reality dating show? Tweet me @GeoffMags5490 and keep the conversation going.
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