America is done with Ryan Lochte for now, reality series canceled after one season
It was a wild ride for Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, he got to go on press-tours, made it to ’30 Rock’ on NBC and even walked on to ‘90210’. The swimmer even had his own reality series for awhile, though that reality series was to be short-lived as E! has decided to pull the plug on the Olympian Ryan Lochte, and throw him back into the water.
The decision to cancel the unscripted series ‘What Would Ryan Lochte Do?’ should not come as a surprise, the ratings for the show just continued to drop almost from the premiere episode. After eight episodes the show only pulled in 440,000 total viewers, this by the end of May. The show came back in April after heavy marketing from E! but still couldn’t break 1 million views.
This allows Lochte more time to do what he does best though, and that’s swimming. Though his time in the television limelight may be over, he will always be a star in the water.