Parents' Guide to

What Would Ryan Lochte Do?

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Olympian's reality show sinks under dullness, drinking.

TV E! Reality TV 2013
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What Would Ryan... features Lochte training, partying with friends, and interacting with his family -- most of which appears scripted as the swimmer awkwardly tries to be hip and funny by using meaningless self-created catchphrases like "jeah." Meanwhile, the show manages to stretch any significant moments to fill its time slot by replaying them over and over again.

Watching the almost-30-year-old Lochte acting like an immature college coed isn't particularly inspiring or entertaining, but outside of this, there just isn't much else here. Bottom line? Lochte may have style, but his show certainly lacks substance.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: April 21, 2013
  • Cast: Ryan Lochte
  • Network: E!
  • Genre: Reality TV
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: October 14, 2022

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