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We've taken a moment to reflect on 17 of the niche romantic reality TV series that captured our hearts and captivated our minds (likely, for all the wrong reasons). Five women stood by as a conveyor belt of hot guys passed them (no, I'm not kidding).
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As the president of alternative programming at Fox, Mike Darnell developed a well-earned reputation as a showman with a wicked mind.
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