… Third time is even more charming for this unexpectedly sweet reality game show …The Los Angeles Times says:
… Who knew that Ashton Kutcher would become a social and ethical barometer of our time? … Beginning its third season on Wednesday, "Beauty and the Geek" is one of the most endearing and engaging reality programs, largely because of its core belief that people, even walking stereotypes, contain a capacity to transform.The New York Daily News says:
… arrives with the same old tricks, tone and formula - but that's not a complaint. When something's this not broke, there's no need to fix it. … "Beauty and the Geek," in the end, is warmer than most reality competition shows. It's also effortlessly watchable, with more laughs than many of this year's sitcoms.The Boston Herald says:
… unlike so many other so-called reality shows, “Beauty” is about genuinely improving oneself, about opening up to people one would never typically meet. Contestants don’t throw each other under the proverbial reality-TV grinder. The elimination is sad. Still, you could lose IQ points the way some segments drag on in the two-hour opener. When is the CW going to move on that long-talked-about pairing of himbos with female dorks? That could be a revolutionary hour.8 p.m. Wednesday. The CW.