Parents' Guide to

The Soup

By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Snarky TV roundup skewers celebs and pop culture.

TV E! Comedy 2004
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If you're a pop culture junkie and can't stay away from shows that are so bad that they're somehow good, The Soup actually makes your life easier. "We watch so you don't have to," goes the show's motto -- and that pretty much sums up its value. Don't have time to watch trainwreck-worthy fare like Kendra or The Real Housewives of New Jersey? Let The Soup watch for you and collect the most cringe-worthy stuff. Don't really want to watch The Wendy Williams Show but can't help being fasincated by her antics? No problem. The Soup is here.

Of course, neither The Soup nor its irreverant host take themselves seriously -- and neither should you. After all, the show isn't meant to be anything more than pure guilty pleasure entertainment ... and in that department, it delivers in spades.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: July 1, 2004
  • Cast: Joel McHale
  • Network: E!
  • Genre: Comedy
  • TV rating: TV-14
  • Last updated: February 24, 2022

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