This is going to be nothing short of amazing, America. While Michael Phelps begins his reality television career on The Golf Channel’s “The Haney Project,” on which golf pro Coach Hank Haney will help him perfect his swing, his bromantic rival Ryan Lochte is embarking on a TV gig of his own.
On Monday, NBC Universal announced “What Would Ryan Lochte Do,” Lochte’s new reality series on the E! Channel. E! has picked up the show for six episodes, which will follow the “lightning rod of personality” as he parties, digs into fashion design, and graces the American public with “Lochteisms” like, “I always pee in the pool … doesn’t everyone?”
The show will feature not only Lochte, but also his infamous mom, his older sisters Kristen Lochte-Keeler and Megan Lochte Torrini, and his younger brother and roommate, Devon. During the six episodes, we’ll see Lochte train, interact with his family, and search for a meaningful relationship. We’ll also see him say the non-word “jeah” a whole bunch.
“Ryan Lochte captured everyone’s attention at the Summer Olympics with
his athletic prowess and his utterly unique and unaffected approach to
life,” says E! Entertainment President Suzanne Kolb. “He is an incredibly endearing personality who is
sexy, entertaining and fun. Watching this show, I believe people will
fall into three categories: they want to be him, sleep with him or