Ryan Lochte reality show coming to E!
January 8th, 2013
02:27 PM ET

Ryan Lochte reality show coming to E!

As expected, Ryan Lochte's dipping a toe into the reality TV pool.

E!'s announced that the 28-year-old Olympic swimmer is set to star in a new reality show on the network called "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?"

The six-episode docu-series will track the gold-medalist as he prepares for the 2016 Olympics, develops his fashion line, bonds with his family - which includes his mom, Ike, two older sisters, and his younger brother and roommate, Devon - and "[searches] for 'the one.'"

It appears the network's latching on to the momentum Lochte built after his performance at the 2012 Olympic Games, both in the water and out of it.

“Ryan Lochte captured everyone's attention at the Summer Olympics with his athletic prowess and his utterly unique and unaffected approach to life," the President of E! Entertainment, Suzanne Kolb, said in the statement. "He is an incredibly endearing personality who is sexy, entertaining and fun. Watching this show, I believe people will fall into three categories: they want to be him, sleep with him or mother him.”

"What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" is scheduled to bow on E! in April.


Filed under: Celebrities • television

soundoff (12 Responses)
  1. boo can glare..

    just shut up and enjoy what's happening to you. justin is like a high school student.

    January 24, 2013 at 10:26 am | Report abuse |
  2. zeke

    It is glaringly obvious that he likes to blow other men.

    January 10, 2013 at 10:21 am | Report abuse |
  3. Talking too yourself clete?

    how many were you today.

    January 9, 2013 at 2:15 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Me too

    I'm with Clete, I vote ignore him

    January 9, 2013 at 2:10 pm | Report abuse |
    • Paul

      Another reality show?? Oh great. BORING!!!!!!!!!!!
      I watch a lot less TV these days with all the reality (ya right) show and so many duplications of show with different faces. Seems that the day of good shows have become a thing of the past. The writers running out ideas?

      Thank you Netflix for giving me something to watch.

      January 24, 2013 at 10:21 am | Report abuse |
    • They can write it 250 million ways....

      its the WIRE that wins....enjoy everyone!!!

      January 24, 2013 at 10:24 am | Report abuse |
  5. yumzy

    he's cute

    January 9, 2013 at 12:42 pm | Report abuse |
  6. janie

    i love watching men swim too.

    January 8, 2013 at 8:59 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Sadie

    I was addicted to the Olympics. I liked to watch him swim. Yeah, I liked watching all the swimmers, as a matter of fact. They are very, very fit, and good swimmers, too!

    January 8, 2013 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Lucy

    He is a hotty, but reality shows are getting so bad. He can do so many other things.

    January 8, 2013 at 5:26 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Clete

    "to be him, sleep with him or mother him." Those are the choices. How about ignore him?

    January 8, 2013 at 4:02 pm | Report abuse |
  10. spot on eye candy

    :)

    January 8, 2013 at 2:51 pm | Report abuse |

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