As Syria’s war continues to ‘spill’ –some may even say ‘flood’— over Lebanese borders, local audiences are increasingly tuning into the country’s hottest new reality show: “Splash”
Perhaps a nod to all the water-based metaphors about Lebanon’s instability, Splash sees local pop stars and TV celebrities compete every week at a giant indoor high dive pool.
The show is filmed live before a poolside studio audience and viewers at home can vote for their favorites via text message.
But if the hit American sitcom Sinefield pitched itself as a “show about nothing” then Splash is really just a show about cleavage.
Even the contestants parents…
And the judges too:
Not limited to the front side:
And the obligatory East European dancers, a must in Lebanese television:
And most other Lebanese channels as well: