Baby Bachelor is the hilariously cute parody you need to watch right now

Just when you think it’s impossible to do a better parody of The Bachelor comes The Baby Bachelor from Jimmy Kimmel Live. Its second episode was released this week, and while Burning Love did a great job of sending up the ABC series, I think this is my favorite.

The quote-unquote series, starring Kimmel’s nephew Wesley, is both hilarious parody and impossible cuteness all in one. As with all reality TV, the authentic, unplannned moments between the babies are much funnier than the scripted/coached ones, and make this a must-watch.

Here are the first two installments:

Review: Married at First Sight

Marriage At First Sight

In an era of Tinder and Grindr, instant acceptance or dismissal of a potential partner, or instant sex with another body, Married at First Sight offers the thrill of watching strangers deal with the very basics of relationships.

Beyond the headline-grabbing premise, the series has turned out to be a stripped-down, authentic exploration of something very interesting. Read the full review.

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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.