The Return Of 'Catfish'

LOS ANGELES — Max Joseph, co-host of MTV's "Catfish: The TV Show," says he has Manti Te'o to thank for catapulting his series into the national spotlight. "Manti Te'o got catfished. It happens. We see it happen every week," Joseph said. "I mean it was amazing for the show, not so amazing for Manti Te'o." The term, which refers to someone using a fake identity to seduce another person online, gained momentum as the title of a 2010 documentary on the topic. It has since become mainstream lingo and was used in a story line on Fox's "Glee" after the former Notre Dame linebacker's fake girlfriend episode. Read More...

'Catfish' Season 2 preview: Nev and Max are back

Fans of uncomfortable first meetings between Internet paramours, get pumped: "Catfish" Season 2 is nearly upon us.The MTV hit returns to the airwaves of June 25 at 10 p.m. ET, and if the trailer released by the network is any indication, it's going to be a doozy. Hosts Nev Schulman and Max Joseph are back to help online lovers meet the people they're dating (or, in once case, ENGAGED TO).The stories in the 16-episode Season 2 look to be even crazier than the season before, with one poor sap admitting to having given his "girlfriend" his bank information and thousands of dollars in cash. Yikes.Watch the trailer below.Get More: Catfish: The TV Show, Full Episodes...

MTV Debuts 'Catfish' Trailer for Expanded Season 2 (Video)

The Nev Schulman and Max Joseph-hosted series returns June 25.

Sixteen-Episode Season Two of 'Catfish: The TV Show' to Premiere Tuesday, June 25 on MTV

MTV announced today "Catfish: The TV Show" will return for a supersized 16-episode second season on Tuesday, June 25 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. Read More...