• Network: TV LAND
  • Series Premiere Date: Mar 31, 2009
Metascore
30

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 9
  2. Negative: 6 out of 9
  1. 30
    By rights, given all of this material, "The Cougar" should be hilarious. But the show takes itself so seriously that, instead, it feels impossibly sad.
  2. Dating shows tend to be bottom feeders in the "reality" game, but not even the oiliest episodes of "The Bachelor" have ever felt as creepy as "The Cougar."
  3. 0
    It's a horrifyingly embarrassing low-rent dating show in which a 40-year-old woman must choose one young cheeseball from among a batch of 20 spoiled curds.
  4. Reviewed by: Todd R. Ramlow
    10
    The Cougar is not only oogy and repetitive, but also as behind the curve as TV Land‘s usual rerun fare.
  5. Reviewed by: Troy Patterson
    20
    The Cougar defeated my efforts to pay attention to it. I made four honest efforts to contemplate, or even to notice, what was happening in the pilot, and the show kept sliding right off my cerebral cortex.
  6. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    30
    TV Land has made a concerted push to achieve a younger profile with original reality shows, but The Cougar manages to feel neither original nor real.
User Score
2.4

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 3 out of 3
  1. RickH
    May 9, 2009
    0
    This is so lame it isn't funny! Who wants to see someone chase their mother? To top it off, what in the world is it doing on a Classics This is so lame it isn't funny! Who wants to see someone chase their mother? To top it off, what in the world is it doing on a Classics TV channel which is aimed at family viewing? Viacom should put this one on another channel! Full Review »
  2. dlmviewer
    Apr 22, 2009
    1
    This show seems geared towards young men who wish to be with older women with more experience in alot of areas.
  3. RickM
    Apr 17, 2009
    1
    Most ridiculous show TVLAND ever had. Stacey is a slut and the guys aqll are so desperate to be on TV.