23 MTV Shows from the 2000's That You Forgot You Missed

"Is this chicken, what I have, or is this fish? I know it's tuna, but it says Chicken of the Sea."

Margot T.
Created by Margot T.
On Oct 27, 2015

"Laguna Beach"

Laguna Beach followed the glamorous lives of a group of teenagers living in Southern California and first aired September 28, 2004.


"Newlyweds: Nick and Jessica"

"Newlyweds" gave us an intimate look into the lives of Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson's marriage and gave us the famous line, "Is this chicken what I have, or is this fish?".


"Rich Girls"

This show starred real life rich girls Ally Hilfiger and Jaime Gleicher, but only aired for one season at the end of 2003.


"Room Raiders"

Unsuspecting singles had no idea their bedrooms were being raided by a stranger who would pick one of them based on what they found!


"Sorority Life"

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This addictive reality show aired from 2002 to 2004 and documented the lives of college women pledging Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi at the UC Davis.


"I Want a Famous Face"

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Young people underwent plastic surgery transformations to look like their favorite celebs on this reality show that first aired on March 15, 2004.


"'Til Death Do Us Part: Carmen and Dave"

This show followed Dave Navarro and Carmen Electra's twisted love affair during the months leading up to their marriage and first aired 2004. The couple split up 2 years later.



Ashton Kutcher and his fedora hosted this hilarious hidden camera prank show from 2003-2007.



"You think you know but you have no idea". Fans were given an unscripted look into the lives of their favorite celebrities on "Diary" which first aired in 2000.


"The Ashlee Simpson Show"

Jessica wasn't the only one with her own MTV show! Her little sister Ashlee got her own show which first aired in June 2004.


"The Osbournes"

SHAAARON! This over the top reality show followed the lives of Ozzy Osbourne and his family and aired from 2002-2005.


"The Andy Milonokis Show"

This bizarre sketch comedy show didn't really have a plot, but that didn't stop us from laughing! It aired from 2005-2007.



This mobile dating show first aired in 2005 and gave contestants a chance to go on 5 mini-dates with other singles that they could eliminate by saying "NEXT" at any time!


"Say What Karaoke"

We all had severe second hand embarrassment watching contestants sing karaoke for a panel of judges on "Say What Karaoke" which aired until 2003.



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"Becoming" gave fans the chance to recreate their favorite artist's music video and first aired in 2001.



Contestants spent the weekend in a haunted location on this reality show that aired in 2000.



This made for TV movie was a parody of boy bands like N'Sync and the Backstreet Boys back in 2000.



This self-improvement reality show went on the air in 2000 and gave participants a chance to be transformed into the person they always wanted to be.


"8th & Ocean"

"8th & Ocean" followed the lives of aspiring models living in South Beach, Miami and aired in 2006.


"Date My Mom"

This 2004 dating show sent singles on a date with three moms who tried to convince them to date their son or daughter.



One lucky single got to go on a date with two people simultaneously but has to dismiss one in the end. This show first aired in 2001.


"Meet the Barkers"

Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and his wife, former Miss USA Shanna Moakler starred in a reality show that documented their lives and aired in 2005. The couple divorced in 2006.


"My Super Sweet 16"

Spoiled rotten sixteen year old girls threw lavish, over the top parties for their 16th birthdays on this reality show that first aired in 2005.