What Would Ryan Lochte Do?

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  • 2013
  • 1 Season
  • 2.9  (204)

Ryan Lochte rose to fame after his successful performances in the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Olympic Games, where he won a total of 12 medals. However, his party-loving antics and unique way of speaking also made him a polarizing figure in the media. In April 2013, E! premiered a reality show centered around Lochte's life called “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?”

The show was a typical celebrity reality show, following Lochte as he navigated his everyday life, which was anything but ordinary. The show aimed to take a peek into the life of the swimming superstar and create a relatable image for Lochte to audiences. The series offered viewers an exclusive look into Ryan Lochte's life, giving us a glimpse of how the famous Olympian managed his fame and his personal life.

“What Would Ryan Lochte Do?” focused on Lochte's professional and personal life, primarily highlighting his training regimen for the Olympics and his party-going lifestyle. The show invited audiences to take a look into his day-to-day life and understand how he became one of the most successful swimmers in the world. Lochte comes across as the ultimate frat boy who loves to party and has plenty of female admirers. He is often seen at clubs and parties, living the celebrity lifestyle, which became a significant part of the show's premise.

The show captivated audiences with its predictable storylines and Ryan Lochte's magnetic personality. It featured Ryan's family and friends, following them on their various adventures and challenges as they navigated their unusual celebrity lifestyle with him. Ryan's brother, sister and his mother all featured regularly in the program, offering some insight into the Olympic champion's personal life.

The series covered Ryan's preparation for his swimming events, showing the dedication and commitment required of an Olympic athlete. The show also highlighted Ryan's coaching staff, including his sports therapist, to demonstrate the various methods and practices that Olympic-bound swimmers use to gain an edge over their competitors.

The show also captured Ryan's passion for fashion, celebrating his unique sense of style. He often changed his hair and frequently made bold clothing choices. "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" also highlighted Ryan's philanthropic work, giving viewers a more in-depth look into his life outside of competitive swimming.

Despite its premise, which focused mainly on Lochte's lifestyle, the show had a heartwarming side to it, as it showed Ryan's kindhearted nature towards his family members, friends and some of his fans. The show highlights Ryan's love for his family on multiple occasions and how important they are to him.

Overall, "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" was a mix of adventure, humor, and drama. The show had its entertaining moments, which got sometimes outrageous as Ryan Lochte revealed his playboy lifestyle, but it also offered enough heartwarming scenes showcasing his passion and love for his family and his sport. The show was a reflection of Ryan Lochte's personality traits, such as his competitiveness, his loyalty towards his family and friends, his obsession with fashion, his love for partying, and the focus he put into his swimming.

The show's popularity rose mainly due to its entertaining and funny scenarios, but also Ryan Lochte's "je ne sais quoi" personality that made him both loved and hated by the public. "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" was a well-produced television series and an entertaining window into the life of one of the most successful swimmers of all time. Despite the fact, the show was short-lived, only running for one season; it offered a unique personality insight into Ryan Lochte, demonstrating that there is more to him than just his swimming successes.

In conclusion, the show, "What Would Ryan Lochte Do?" provided audiences with an exclusive look into Ryan Lochte's life, his successes, his downfalls, and his unique personality, which was the ultimate treat for fans of the Olympian. The show was a fly-on-the-wall experience of Ryan Lochte's life, giving viewers an up-close and personal look at the swimmer's daily activities, his partying lifestyle, his family life, his philanthropic work, and his commitment to his swimming career.

What Would Ryan Lochte Do? is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on April 19, 2013.

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On Spring Break?
8. On Spring Break?
May 27, 2013
In the season finale, Ryan heads to Miami for Spring Break.
For His Brother?
7. For His Brother?
May 27, 2013
Ryan starts coaching his brother, who wants to start swimming after years of no training.
When Family Gets Involved?
6. When Family Gets Involved?
May 26, 2013
The whole Lochte family gets ready for a photo shoot. Meanwhile, Ryan considers the future of his long-distance relationship.
In Hollywood
5. In Hollywood
May 19, 2013
Ryan meets his celebrity crush.
What Would Ryan Lochte Do - If He Got Plastered?
4. What Would Ryan Lochte Do - If He Got Plastered?
May 12, 2013
Ryan's most popular body part is out on full display at his favorite bar.
What Would Ryan Lochte Do--For Love?
3. What Would Ryan Lochte Do--For Love?
May 5, 2013
Ryan becomes preoccupied when a lady friend from London visits.
What Would Ryan Lochte Do--in Washington D.C.?
2. What Would Ryan Lochte Do--in Washington D.C.?
April 28, 2013
Ryan Lochte heads to Capitol Hill to speak at a charity event for Muscular Dystrophy.
What Would Ryan Lochte Do--With a TV Show
1. What Would Ryan Lochte Do--With a TV Show
April 19, 2013
In the series premiere, Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte becomes an open book for all the world to see as he interacts with his family and friends, looks for love and meets the demands of his professional career.
Where to Watch What Would Ryan Lochte Do?
What Would Ryan Lochte Do? is available for streaming on the E! website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch What Would Ryan Lochte Do? on demand at Amazon, Vudu, hayu, Google Play and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    April 19, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    2.9  (204)