The focus will be on examining the honest self and the surprising results that come with that.
VH1 says the series will be edited "according to network standards." PHOTOS: Naked Ambition: From Adam Levine to Miley Cyrus, Hollywood's Most Daring Magazine Nudity "At first, this seems like a show that’s all about a noisy, provocative hook -- and we embrace that,” said Susan Levison, executive vp original programming and production at VH1.
“But when you go deeper, it’s really about something that we can all relate to -- the search for true love.
Each episode will feature a man and a woman as they each date two different -- and naked -- suitors.
The series will explore the art of romance -- free of preconceived notions, stereotypes and, yes, clothing.
"Naked and Afraid" drops people in the wilderness without even the clothes on their backs in the name of survivalist experiment; the nudity isn't really prurient, unless you really love human misery.
It's the necessarily ratcheted-up version of what "Survivor" was supposed to be when it launched 14 years ago -- a test of human endurance.
When contestant Wee Wee (yes) tells a date she met maybe a few hours before that she is thinking about marriage and children down the road, it feels as though the show's trying to ape the most inane aspects of "The Bachelor"; if the contestants were wearing clothes, it'd be an extremely bad copy of the old MTV after-school shows, like "Next" or "Date My Mom," that tried to cannibalize that ABC dating show's success.