10. SKATING WITH CELEBRITIES (Fox, 2006)
Exemplifying the TV industry’s regrettable tendency toward ”me too” reality knockoffs, Skating was Dancing With the Stars plus ice — and minus any entertainment value. And now there really is a Skating With the Stars, which turns out to not be so bad.
9. BOY MEETS BOY (Bravo, 2003)
The first same-sex dating show could’ve been groundbreaking TV. Instead, viewers watched gay bachelor James Getzlaff romance 15 men; unbeknownst to him, almost half of them were just pretending to be gay. Cruel, offensive, and worst of all, boring. (See what Getzlaff is doing now.)