Channel 4’s new dating show Naked Attraction sent viewers into disarray

"Why have I just seen an erection on Channel 4?"


Close your eyes. Imagine being confronted with six willies on national television. You’re clothed (but only some of the time), and you have to choose which one you like the best, by a process of elimination.


As the naked hopefuls get sent home one by one, you have to hug them, in a very harshly lit studio, and they are still naked. They are naked the whole time. Naked and dejected. They are so naked that they have to kind of push their bottoms out and away from you when they hug you so your bits don’t touch.

It sounds like a living nightmare, because it is – otherwise known as Naked Attraction, the dating show that premiered on Channel 4 last night. The concept is essentially this: singles choose each other based on little more than the appearance of their genitals and then they go on a date.

This was Twitter’s reaction…

Within SIX minutes:

People were questioning the show’s premise, obviously:

And the state of mind of its creators:

Sometimes just sharing quotes from the show was enough to illustrate the point:

Or saying what they saw:

Let’s just say we’re looking forward to this Gogglebox episode.


Naked Attraction is on Channel 4 at 10pm on Mondays