Fox Reality’s My Bare Lady debuts tonight

The Fox Reality Channel’s series that follows porn stars learning to be actors debuts tonight at 8 p.m. ET. The first episode is also available for free on iTunes.

During the one-hour, four-episode show, “Four American female adult film stars decide to become classical actresses with less than a month of training in a famous London acting academy,” the network’s site says. The porn stars are Kirsten Price, Nautica Thorn, Sasha Knox, and Chanel St. James, not that anyone would recognize them by their names.

Variety’s Brian Lowry says the show “quickly begins to feel mundane,” although it has “an attention-grabbing title, which is likely all Fox Reality needs to justify the series’ brief four-episode run.” The San Bernardino County Sun’s David Kronke agrees, saying the debut “episode isn’t as clever or as saucy as it needs to be to hook viewers.”

My Bare Lady [Fox Reality]

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.