Catfish: The TV Show

Continuing Wednesday / 10:00pm MTV (US) 45 min.
From the producers of the critically acclaimed 2010 documentary film "Catfish'' comes a TV version, which follows the journey of couples who have formed an online relationship but have never met in person. Filmmakers Yaniv "Nev'' Schulman -- whose own online love drama was the subject of the "Catfish'' film -- and Max Joseph travel around the country to tell the stories of these hopeful romantic partners, and each hourlong episode is filled with mystery, surprises, and sometimes even shocking revelations as one partner discovers the truth about his or her significant other. What will happen when they meet in real life for the first time?

Season 6

19 Episodes

Jasmine writes to Nev and Max asking for help for a “friend.” But they’re perplexed when Jasmine drops a bombshell revelation: they’ve helped her friend before! Who is Jasmine’s mysterious friend and how do Nev and Max know him?
Aug 23 2017
For years, Nicole has had her pictures stolen to make fake profiles, one of which has been catfishing lovelorn, 27-year-old Ryan for 10 years. Is this a random internet troll or do Ryan and Nicole have a common enemy?
Aug 16 2017
After three long years, Robin is desperate to finally meet her elusive, hunky, long-distance love in person. Nev and Max agree to help her hunt him down, but what they uncover turns out to be much more than Robin bargained for!
Jul 26 2017
After being paralyzed as a teenager, Robert met Ashleigh online and they fell in love. With news he may not have much longer to live, Robert asks Nev and Max to bring Ashleigh to him so he can find out if their love was real.
Jul 19 2017
It’s been seven years since April met Dean in a chat room at the age of thirteen. During that time, Dean would often disappear for months at a time. Now, Nev and Max must help April find Dean before he disappears again!
Jul 12 2017
Southern sweetheart Kelsie is madly in love with her online romeo, Brandon. But after years of endless excuses of why he cannot meet up, Kelsie recruits Nev and Max to go deep in the heart of Texas to find who Brandon really is.
Jul 05 2017
After Jonathon’s online love disappears for a month, he enlists Nev and Max to help track him down. But when the guys discover a former catfish is involved, they begin to suspect Jonathon himself may be in on the deception!
Jun 28 2017
Nev and Max embark on the biggest case of their lives as they track down the infamous, Shelly Chartier, to uncover new truths as they investigate the celebrity catfishing of Paris Roxanne and NBA star, Chris “Birdman” Andersen.
May 17 2017
Colleen met Tony online and fell madly in love. Though they’ve never met, Tony proposed to Colleen over the phone and she accepted. Now, Nev and Max help her finally face the truth to reveal the mystery man she’s engaged to.
May 10 2017
A man receives an anonymous text warning him that his online love is not who she says she is, and he seeks help from Nev and Max.
May 03 2017
Nev and Max receive emails from opposite sides of the same online romance, each concerned that the other may be a catfish; the guys react in surprise when one side decides to follow through with their marriage plans.
Apr 26 2017
When Kailani falls for her gay friend's online ex-boyfriend, Nev and Max investigate to help her uncover what he may be hiding.
Apr 19 2017
When Sandra learns that her granddaughter, Yasmine, sent money to a mysterious online boyfriend, she asks Nev and Max for help. As the guys look into the case, they discover there’s much more that Yasmine has been hiding.
Apr 12 2017
An 18-year-old wants to connect with the guy she has been in love with for five years, but he may be using her pictures to catfish others.
Apr 05 2017
After months of sexting with a hot model he met on a hookup app, Marvin is eager to meet him in person. Max and sidekick, singer Chantal Claret, agree to help Marvin find his crush.
Mar 29 2017
Eighteen-year-old Telizza became bi-curious when her online friendship with Shai turned romantic. Frustrated by several failed attempts to video chat, Telizza has turned to Nev and Max to uncover the truth.
Mar 22 2017
Danny wants to build a family with his online love in spite of her violent past, but Nev and Max discover possible ties to a former catfish.
Mar 15 2017
Alante has spent the last eight years planning a life with his online love Nevaeh. She's perfect, but her disappearances have Alante worried. Nev and Max help to uncover a mysterious truth that affects Alante's entire town.
Mar 08 2017
The Season 6 premiere, a newly single woman needs help uncovering the shadowy identity of a potential new love. But things get interesting when it's discovered that she may have secrets of her own.
Mar 01 2017

Season 5

20 Episodes

Sep 21 2016
Sep 14 2016
Sep 07 2016
Aug 31 2016
Aug 24 2016
Spencer reveals that he has been having a relationship with a pop star, and the Catfish team sets out to find the truth.
Aug 17 2016
After being catfished by her best friend from high school, Larissa turns to another online friend for support.
Aug 10 2016
When Jayme learns that her online boyfriend is fake and that he is catfishing other women as well, she enlists the help of Nev and Max to stop him.
Aug 10 2016
Vince can't seem to escape his online-ex, Alyssa, whose stalking has caused his real life girlfriend, Liz, to break up with him. Nev and Max help Vince confront Alyssa so he can try to salvage a future with Liz.
May 11 2016
A woman asks for help determining who's been catfishing her for four years.
May 04 2016
When Kayla was two her father killed her mother and then later committed suicide. Years later, Kayla is sent a message from Courtney, a woman claiming to be channeling her dead father's spirit.
Apr 27 2016
Tyreme met the beautiful Tomorrow online over 9 months ago. They share a deep bond and Tyreme is ready to uproot his life to be with her. Will Nev and Max be able help Tyreme finally meet his Tomorrow?
Apr 20 2016
A tattoo model whose online relationship went sour after a crazy night in Vegas seeks help in finding her former flame and making things right.
Apr 13 2016
Ray is determined to finally meet his online love of four years, Lexi. But after learning that Lexi's sister has meddled in the relationship in the past, Nev and Max soon find themselves with more questions than answers.
Apr 06 2016
Michael felt he had no time for a relationship, but love appeared in a DM. Chanelle is the light he's needed in his life, but out of the blue she's disappeared, leaving only Nev and Max to help him find his missing love.
Mar 30 2016
Jaylin is prepared to sacrifice a lifelong friendship and promising videogame career to be with a woman he's never even spoken to on the phone. Nev and Max help him discover that sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction.
Mar 23 2016
Karrueche Tran helps track down the truth when a guy wonders whether his online love is real.
Mar 17 2016
Since Leuh saw surfer Justin it's been insta-love ever since. But after 2 failed attempts to meet up, she's desperate to figure out if Justin really is the man of her dreams or is she one in a long line of online lovers.
Mar 09 2016
Mama doesn't always know best. Concerned daughter, Shuntay, enlists the help of Nev and Max after her mother, Jeanette, begins talking about marriage and uprooting her family to be with a man who refuses to meet in person.
Mar 02 2016
Nev and Max get two catfishes for the price of one when they discover that Dejay and Malik are being played by the same guy. Sparks fly as they discover just how explosive a love triangle can be.
Feb 24 2016

Season 4

19 Episodes

When Brittany, a single mom, finds love online with Bryon, a marine who may get deployed again to Iraq, she seeks Nev and Max’s help before she runs out of time.
Aug 30 2015
For shy Devan, meeting Rylan was love at first click. Devan wants to believe that Rylan is marriage material. Special guest Todrick Hall helps Nev uncover the truth.
Aug 26 2015
Hundra never planned on falling in love with a girl and now she is risking coming out on national TV to learn if her love with Emily is for real. Special guest Machine Gun Kelly teams with Nev to reveal a shocking Catfish.
Aug 19 2015
Sydney and Ayissha were in an online romance for years before Sydney revealed she is not who she says. Even though she continues to lie about her identity, Aiyssha is still in love with Sydney.
Aug 12 2015
David is the only love Andria has ever known. His passionate love letters and voice messages have a way of making Andria stay. But having never met after 10 years, Andria needs to know what David is hiding.
Aug 05 2015
Thaddius sought refuge from his struggling marriage through an online relationship with Sara. But, when Sara starts telling strange tales of seizures and kidnappings, Thaddius starts to question her true identity.
Jul 29 2015
While Prophet, of Grammy-nominated Nappy Roots, is launching his rap career comeback, he connected online with Trinity, a model who has become his rock.
Jul 22 2015
Falesha’s name and pictures were stolen by a fake profile that nearly ruined her life. She thought her troubles were behind her, but four years later her past comes back to haunt her.
Jul 15 2015
After a 3 year online relationship, Tiana moved across the country to finally be with the love of her life, James, and reveal her secret in person. But now that they are in the same state, James seems more elusive than ever.
Jul 08 2015
Steven is about to graduate high school and instead of planning for college, he wants to move to California and support his online love, Samm. Steven’s mom is highly skeptical of Samm’s identity and asks Nev and Max to find out.
May 06 2015
When Blaire’s instagram lover Markie broke her heart she moved on and found a new girlfriend. But now Markie is back and wants to finally meet. Blaire needs Nev & Max’s help to make it happen and reveal Mark's secret.
Apr 29 2015
Jamey fell for Ari, a fellow Texan he met online. Jamey will do anything to meet her, but Ari says she will only meet him in-person on TV. With the help of Nev and Max, Ari shares her story and hopes Jamey will accept her.
Apr 22 2015
Whitney met Brenell on an LBGT site four years ago and is head over heels in love, even though Brenell refuses to video chat with her. Whitney is desperate to find out why and hopes that the truth about Brenell is true.
Apr 12 2015
Single father Felipe is ready to settle down and expand his family with his online love, Jasmine. The two have been talking for eight months and have never met. Max Joseph joins Nev to find out if Jasmine is who she says she is.
Apr 01 2015
Chitara took a big leap and came out to her family when she met Priscilla online. Priscilla ended their relationship unexpectedly; Chitara needs to know what happened. Nev and actor Alex Shaffer help Chitara discover the truth.
Mar 25 2015
Daisy met Marcus on Instagram and he stole her heart, helping her get through troubles at home. But Marcus won't speak to Daisy on the phone or meet her in person, so Nev and YouTube star Tyler Oakley arrange a face to face.
Mar 18 2015
Harold found his match with a beautiful jock named Armani. Although the two live in the same neighborhood, they've never met. Nev is joined by recording artist Angel Haze to help Harold finally get together with his girl.
Mar 11 2015
Courtney previously cut things off with Isaak, a guy she met online. Isaak won't let up, and is doing everything he can to reel Courtney back in. Cassidy Wolf joins Nev to make sure Isaak leaves Courtney alone for good.
Mar 04 2015
Smart, single mom Miracle fell hard for Javonni, a dreamy-eyed Instagrammer. With Max on hiatus, Nev teams up with TV personality Charlamagne to take Miracle on a hunt for the man of her dreams
Feb 25 2015

Season 3

10 Episodes

When Bianca met Brogan online everything was perfect until Brogan disappeared one day. A year later Brogan reappeared online and Bianca never questioned her. Can Biana find out what happened a year ago?
Jul 09 2014
After a string of bad luck with women, Jeff believes he has finally found his dream girl Megan. However, Megan is starting to sound off Catfish alarms and Jeff is ready to find out if Megan is who she says she is.
Jul 02 2014
After years of online chats and late night calls Miranda discovered that Cameryn was not the man he claimed to be. She confronted him only to be given another suspicious profile. Is the man she loves someone else entirely?
Jun 25 2014
Solana wants to take her relationship with her boyfriend Danny to the next level but she can’t stop thinking about her online love Elijah. His photos were used in so many profiles that Solana has to know is this the real Elijah?
Jun 18 2014
John is ready to leave Detroit but one thing holds him back: Kelsey. The two have never spoken outside of online chats but John is sure she’s the one. With such a big life change in front of John, can he include Kelsey in plans?
Jun 11 2014
Celebrity Tracie Thoms had an emotional connection with a fan named “Sammie” after hearing about the passing of Sammie’s friend. Sammie suddenly disappeared without a trace and now Tracie is left wondering who Sammie really is.
Jun 04 2014
Lucille led a simple life until she was asked to work for an up and coming music producer named Kidd Cole. Companies were never paid for their services and one day Kidd couldn't be found. Will Lucille get the answers she needs?
May 28 2014
A year after meeting "T-lights" on Instagram, “instaceleb” Antointette is ready to take things to the next level and meet "T-lights", but he always brushes off the idea. Is "T-lights" really the online celebrity he claims to be?
May 21 2014
Carmen is concerned about her cousin Antwane’s 3-year romance with a man named Tony. Antwane lives a virtually pre-digital age existence making Tony's true identity difficult to reveal. Is Tony really who he says he is?
May 14 2014
Craig met Zoe on Facebook and quickly developed a deep relationship with her. But things turned sour when Zoe began demanding passwords and hacking his accounts. Craig is determined to find out who he really gave his heart to.
May 07 2014

Season 2

15 Episodes

Mike, a struggling artist from Pensacola, Florida, fell in love online with a beautiful redhead named Caroline over a year and a half ago. But as their connection grew, so did Mike's suspicions, since they live in the same city and Caroline has continually evaded his attempts to meet. Strangely, Caroline often makes her presence known by sending Mike pictures of the exterior of his workplace and has even left a note on his car when it was parked in front of his house. Regardless, Mike continues to grow more invested in his relationship with Caroline, especially when he learned that she was diagnosed with colon cancer and needs his support. Mike can't tear himself away from this intensely bizarre love affair, but does wonder if he's being preyed upon by a stalking catfish. Is Caroline an imposter -- or is she the real love of his life and just afraid her illness will come between them?
Oct 15 2013
Keyonnah has been a fan of the rapper Bow Wow since she was growing up. She messages him one day and is shocked when he messages her back. They have been talking for 4 months, but Keyonnah is suspicious when he refuses to video chat.
Oct 08 2013
Derek is a veteran and a single father who was cheated on by his ex-wife.
Oct 01 2013
Nick and Melissa met in a Tila Tequila fan chat room and have been talking for 6 years. There's only one problem — Melissa has a boyfriend.
Sep 24 2013
Alicia refuses to meet Aaliyah because she has not come out to her friends and family.
Sep 10 2013
For over seven years, Ashley has sent dramatically altered photos of herself to her soul mate, Mike, to make her look thinner and more attractive to him. Mike, who appears to be an extraordinarily fit and handsome young man, lives several states away in New Jersey. Saddled by insecurities around her weight and a fear of going out in public, Ashley has become more reliant on her online connection to Mike with each passing year, but has always found an excuse not to meet up with him.
Sep 03 2013
Artis' life changed five months ago when he met Jess, a sexy, blonde beauty, on Facebook. Although Artis and Jess each were in relationships at the time and still living with their significant others, they still believed they had found the true love they so desperately wanted. Even though Artis has seen only one photo of Jess, he's willing to risk everything to be with her and is ready to meet Jess in person.
Aug 27 2013
When Jesse was introduced to Brian on Facebook, she thought she'd hit the jackpot. Brian is a former Marine, a true gentleman, and handsome to boot. They made plans to meet and Jesse drove hundreds of miles to see him, but Brian never showed up and stopped answering her calls. The next day, Jesse begged Brian to explain why he stood her up, but he refused to give a reason. Now, three years later, Brian has asked her to move halfway across the country to live with him. Jesse feels that Brian could be the perfect guy for her and she's ready for a fresh start.
Aug 20 2013
Three and a half years ago, Mike met his ultimate mystery girl, Kristen, on Facebook. They quickly forged a deep connection, exchanging "I love you's" and carrying on a turbulent on-again-off-again relationship. But despite the fact that the two live only 40 miles apart, Mike's frequent efforts to meet Kristen have been futile. Mike believes that she's afraid of rejection due to a permanent injury from a car accident, but he's convinced Kristen is real and that they could live "happily ever after" together if they could only meet.
Aug 06 2013
Having dealt with a number of bullies in her past, teenager Jen relies on online communities to establish relationships. Jen has many friends around the world, but Skylar is by far the most special one to her. After meeting on a gaming site, in a flash, Jen and Skylar went from innocent online bantering to constant flirtatious texting. Now, Jen is ready to take things to the next level, but she's never met Skylar in person and has only two pictures of him. Jen is scared to push the reticent Skylar too hard, but she's desperate to know if he could really be her first true love.
Jul 30 2013
Dorion is torn between two women—his current girlfriend, Raffinee, and his online love of over two years, Jeszica. Dorion was introduced to Jeszica on Facebook while she was dating one of his friends. They quickly started texting and talking on the phone, and now he's completely fallen for her. Dorion has even shared his darkest secrets with Jeszica. He says that he trusts her completely, but every time he's tried to meet her, she ends up blowing him off. Dorion is willing to give up everything for Jeszica, including his relationship with Raffinee.
Jul 23 2013
Lauren met Derek on MySpace nearly 8 years ago. Since then she's relied on him for everything — Derek's funny and caring, and he even supported Lauren after she had a baby with a now former boyfriend. Lauren knows that Derek is the man of her dreams and she can't wait to take the next step with him. The only problem is, they've never met in real life or even video chatted. Every time she's tried to see Derek he's always had an excuse. Lauren strongly believes that Derek could be her future husband and she feels that he can be a good father to her three-year-old son.
Jul 16 2013
Ramon spends most of his time in a dead-end job in a town that he's struggling to escape. His one shining glimmer of happiness is Paola, a girl he met on Facebook and established an exclusive online relationship with. After many failed attempts to video chat with Paola, she finally relented and connected with Ramon briefly. However, Ramon saw a completely different-looking girl on his video screen before she hung up -- and he's been baffled ever since.
Jul 09 2013
Anthony is a decorated Iraq War veteran who wears his Purple Heart on his sleeve. Over a year ago, he bonded online with a caring, emotionally available man named Marq. Today, they're head over heels in love — yet Anthony has already caught Marq in some troubling lies.
Jul 02 2013
Following the brutal murder of her father, Cassie's life was on a downward spiral of alcohol, drug abuse, and promiscuity. Then one day she received a Facebook message from Steve. He became the positive influence Cassie needed, teaching her to love herself and change her lifestyle for the better. Their relationship intensified and Cassie even asked Steve to marry her — and Steve accepted. Cassie desperately wants to meet her fiancé, but Steve is always too busy to video chat — let alone get together with her.
Jun 25 2013

Season 1

11 Episodes

Mike and Felicia met online and soon hit it off. After agreeing to meet, Felicia stood Mike up, offering only thin excuses.
Feb 18 2013
Rico lives in the United States but is torn on whether or not to continue his online relationship with a man named "Ja'mari" or move to England to be with his ailing mother.
Jan 28 2013
Rod hasn't been honest with "Ebony" about what he looks like or his name, which he told her is "KJ" in the 4 years they have been talking.
Jan 21 2013
Tyler has fallen for "Amanda" when he asks Nev for help. When Tyler tells his friends about her, they are all surprised it was with a girl from online.
Jan 14 2013
Nev helps Joe meet the girl he's been talking to who says she is former Miss United States Teen 2003, Kari Ann.
Jan 07 2013
When Kya first met "Alyx" online, she used a fake name and fake pictures. She later told him the truth and Alyx forgave her. Nev helps Kya finally meet Alyx, who she says she has fallen in love with but has never actually met.
Dec 17 2012
Jarrod is a divorced father from Georgia who met and fell for a blonde girl on Facebook named "Abby". Jarrod told Nev that he had even proposed to Abby and she said yes.
Dec 10 2012
Jasmine had been texting "Mike" for 2 years, though they had never met or talked on the phone.
Dec 03 2012
Kim had been talking to Matt for over 10 years when she contacted Nev for help to meet him. She is in a relationship with a man named Scott, who knows about Matt. Kim opens up to Nev that the love of her life Steven committed suicide and that Matt helped her through the grief.
Nov 26 2012
Exotic dancer Shawnise aka Trina, met fellow exotic dancer Lee aka "Scorpio" on MySpace and had been talking for over a year and never met.
Nov 19 2012
Nursing student Sunny met and fell in love with model "Jamison" or "RJ" while chatting on Facebook, but they had never met in the 8 months they had talked.
Nov 12 2012