Serendipity Sunday continues, with the next in a selection of shows I either haven't seen before or probably wouldn't ordinarily watch. Up now is Bravo's reality-competition show "Make Me a Supermodel," and the season-two episode randomly tossed on the DVR today is "Eye Candy," which originally aired March 11.
Strike a pose…
The impression: After seeing a few episodes of The CW's "America's Next Top Model," I knew that modeling involves bizarre makeup and hair and posing in all sorts of strange and frequently uncomfortable situations. Thankfully, this show did not include the critical mass of sobbing usually featured in "ANTM." In this installment, the models were made up to look like candy — sort of, anyway.
Was happy to see guest star and Bravo celebrity hairstylist Tabatha Coffey. I did a sit-down interview with her at a press event, and she turned out to be quite different than I expected — charming and very down-to-earth.
Anyhoo, as I said, the models are blessedly not weepy, but also not all that interesting as people (with the exception of Brit Jonathan, who seems to have a good sense of humor about himself and the whole thing). There's the
usual reality-show compliment of whining and crabbing and backstabbing, immunity and eliminations — blah blah blah.
The verdict, on the scale of stone cold to tepid to piping hot: On the warm side of tepid.
Would I watch again? Probably not. But I might watch a show about Jonathan.