As reality dating shows go, "Beauty and the Geek" has always been one of the sweeter ones.
As reality dating shows go, "Beauty and the Geek" has always been one of the sweeter ones. But I still wouldn't give it too much thought if not for a special new twist this year: One geeky girl and one jock guy will be introduced into the house to shake things up. Thank goodness — finally, a smart chick on one of these things! (The CW, by the way, doesn't want us to see their faces till tonight's premiere — that's them blurred out there on the right.) Maybe someday we'll get a dating show with all smart girls and hottie guys, but until then, I suppose I can settle for this small nod to the brainy gals among us.
Also on tap for this season, which starts with a special two-hour episode: the beauties teaching third grade, the geeks performing an autobiographical rap in a crowded club, and — of course — the contest for Prom King. Will any of you be indulging in some "Beauty and the Geek" this fall? To watch a preview, read more