Parents' Guide to

Players Get Played

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Voyeuristic reality lets angry women expose cheating men.

TV Oxygen Reality TV 2015
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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

FAKE

I hope this show isnt supposed to be real, the acting is terrible it’s all just FAKE!

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Though it attempts to present women as strong and empowered by collectively confronting their cheating boyfriends, Players Get Played is a voyeuristic and negative reality show that presents infidelity and revenge as entertainment. Part of the fun is the highlighting of the various ways a partner cheats, while the girlfriends' reactions -- which range from anger at each other to ultimate forgiveness of their cheating boyfriends -- also create interesting moments.

Some people will find humor in the attempts made by the cheating men to justify their behavior, which often includes blaming the women for their actions. Others will be nauseated by it. Adding to the seediness are the show's producers, who step in front of the cameras to "guide" women toward the steps they should take to find out more information about the "other women." Adults looking for a guilty pleasure might find it here, but the messages the show sends about women aren't very positive.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: June 10, 2015
  • Network: Oxygen
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: September 20, 2019

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