ABC’s Claim to Fame, which also streams on Hulu, is one of the most exciting new reality TV competition formats in years.
The relatives of celebrities try to /guess who their fellow players are related to, getting clues in challenges. Kevin Jonas and Frankie Jonas are great hosts, and not just for the joke that Frankie is the unknown Jonas brother.
Alas, the final two episodes of season 2 have been pushed back a week by the finale of The Bachelorette.
At least the week provides a good opportunity to watch or re-watch both seasons—and to see how much season 2 has improved.
Below are reality blurred’s recaps of Claim to Fame seasons 1 and 2—and hopefully, in the future, many more seasons!
ABC’s Claim to Fame, on which relatives of celebrities attempt to guess each others’ relatives, has a lot of promise, and some frustrating dumbing-down of its own editing. A review and recap of episodes 1 and 2.
Claim to Fame 2’s players had a chance to get even more clues. Would that help them figure out who Chris or Monay are related to? And who got into a heartwarming tiff and then reconciled?
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