Reality show Beauty and the Geek Australia is back on TV after a hiatus and this time it has a female host: Sophie Monk.
Perhaps plans for a new series of Love Island were scuttled by covid. They switched the format but kept the host the same.
It’s almost worth watching just to listen to how delightfully bogan Sophie’s accent has remained over the years.
It’s the usual format: a geek is paired with a beauty to support each other as they undertake challenges. The geeks have been told to grow beards to look extra geeky, and a few are regular guys just with bad haircuts. Surprisingly, not every girl is an Insta botoxed to the max wannabe. Sure, there are a couple of super vapid ones but also a few with seemingly kind hearts. And the producers did well with one pairing in particular, in order to bring out the best in the geek.
Beauty and the Geek airs on Nine