It has become clear Miriam requires a personality implant.
It must've been a challenge to find a transsexual pretty enough, mean enough and sufficiently attention-seeking to play this tawdry game, but what these producers found in Miriam is a sultry-looking dill prone to the cheesiest of clichés.
As you can guess, all the guys on the show are pigs.
It was a fundamental mistake to merge this concept into a reality show because it hangs the entire success of the show on, dare I say, "unprofessionals".
Hosted by Tim Vincent, it featured six men wooing 21-year-old Mexican model Miriam without revealing that she was a pre-operative trans woman until the final episode. The show was aired in Australia by Network Ten in May 2004, in Poland by TVN in January 2005, and in Argentina in 2005 on America TV.
“Logo has a long history of showcasing LGBTQ-focused stories with memorable characters that transcend pop culture,” said Pamela Post, SVP of original programming for Logo.With all contestants essentially being doppelgangers, it’s assumed that looks are no longer a criteria for selection, so participants will have to gradually eliminate seven of the eight candidates based on their personalities.“It sounds like any singleton’s dream, to create your perfect partner in avatar form and then get to live with eight of them,” said David Flynn, co-founder of Youngest Media, the company that came up with the concept for the unique dating show.“’Finding Prince Charming’ will take viewers on a whirlwind journey through modern love and relationships in a way that only Logo can do.” Reality dating shows have had long success on television, but an American series has never featured an all-gay cast.Back in 2003, Bravo broke ground with the series “Boy Meets Boy,” though the reality show did feature both gay and heterosexual men.Alec Mapa ("Ugly Betty") hosts this edgy reality dating show, which follows transgender artist Calpernia Addams as she spends time with eight men vying for her affections, eliminating them one by one until a single fortunate suitor remains.Logo, cable's first all-LGBT network, presents this new twist on reality and dating shows.Going back to hard-and-fast rule number 1 of Why Reality Shows Don't Work: real people are just not that interesting.People looking for their 15 minute of fame or don't think they've accomplished something until they've been on TV can't carry a show or reflect a reality, that scripted characters can.My mother brought me up very well." On the version that aired, Miriam chose Rooke as the winner and then said in front of the assembled contestants: I tried to be honest with all of you, not just some of you. But Tom, I really love spending time with you and kissing you. A British reviewer noted, "The whole premise of There's Something About Miriam was not a celebration of transgender people's lives. Rooke later rejected the prize prior to airing and joined the other contestants in a lawsuit.Once you’re satisfied with their rendition of your fantasy, Game of Clones will scour the U.K in search of eight people that fit your description and closely resemble each other, dress them all in the exact same clothes and put them all in a house with you for several weeks.Along the way, viewers get to know Addams, her friend and adviser Andrea James, and the would-be dates, all of whom have some big surprises in store.