In a move that can be described at beast as taking an ingenuitive leap and at worst as a clear signal of the channel’s desperation, The Food Network is giving a new show to a bunch of random Yelpers. Yes, you read that correctly. Those people that actually take time out of their to post comments online like “the food was AMAZZZZZZING but the drinks were expensive so I took three stars away for that” or “there was a crying baby next to me for five minutes so I will never return to this place again – sad!” If we had only known that rating random restaurants inaccurately on the internet would lead to a prime time television show, our efforts could have been refocused years ago! According to Forbes, the log line for 12 Hungry Yelpers pretty much says it all:
The show will use those terrible, and hilarious, reviews to help restaurants discover and fix their problems.