Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  By By Tully Corcoran  |  Last updated 9/20/13
I was not among the 800,000 viewers who tuned in to the debut of E!'s "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" Nor was I among the 300,000 who tuned in for the season finale, which has turned out to be the series finale. I write that not as a point of pride -- actually, yes I do -- but as a way of saying that I can only guess the reasons why the just-canceled show was not popular. A list of uneducated guesses . . . - Ryan Lochte is not funny. - Even by the subterranean standards of reality television, the script was too obvious and boring . . . and the acting was too bad. - Nobody cares what Ryan Lochte would do. - Ryan Lochte refused to marry Kim Kardashian. - Ryan Lochte never could come up with a definition for Ryan Lochte beyond "Ryan Lochte." - Not an Olympic year.
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