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  • n. Plural form of showmance.


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  • "For the first time in Reality TV history, not only did this season's BB houseguests openly fret about the show's popularity (because presumably their own 15 minutes of fame depend on it), but without any producers 'prodding they came up with skits, costumes and cravenly concocted' showmances '-- even talk about making a BB baby -- to goose the ratings.

    Nikki Finke: Reality TV Goes Wild: 'Big Brother' Threat

  • Finally, when each of the actors was asked if the cots are known to spark or generally play roles in "showmances," Ms. Sun said she'd never heard of it.

    Lying Down on the Job? It's in the Contract

  • Please note, no announced "bisexual" in the history of Big Brother has ever done anything with it, let alone actually conducted parallel summer showmances on TV, so don't get your hopes up.

    Tallulah Morehead: Big Brother 12: The 12th Coming

  • Right from the get-go, the show is working hard to create showmances.

    Channel Surfing with C.T: DEAL OR NO DEAL, GOSSIP GIRL and THE REAL WORLD | the TV addict

  • The question, to echo those who dared to say no to Mr. Spielberg, is whether viewers will care enough about the hopes and dreams, the backstabbing and "showmances," of these Broadway babies to tune in week after week.

    NYT > Home Page

  • See what other reality stars have ended their 'showmances' ..." alt="They've entertained us for hours on end, but these reality show stars have been cursed by reality television and it's no laughing matter. fears about getting married at a young age have sadly come true.

    NY Daily News

  • Rob knows from his personal experience that showmances make for dangerous alliances.

    The Full Feed from

  • However, he'll have his pick of the ladies for showmances.


  • While the showmances are off under covers, it's Mean Girls and Enzo who keep my interest.

    TV Squad

  • You remember that one -- the one in which they paired up couples and tried to force showmances.

    TV Squad


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