To Catch a Cheater
|To Catch a Cheater|
|Directed by||Sameer Bhavnani (2016–present)|
|Presented by||Luis Mercado (2016–present) Sameer Bhavnani (2016–present)|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of episodes||99|
|Original release||May 31, 2015|
To Catch a Cheater is an American weekly web-series aired on YouTube. The web-series follows people suspected of committing adultery, or cheating, on their partners. The show was featured by Maxim, The Sun, Daily Mail, Elite Daily, news.com.au and The New Zealand Herald.
Development and production
To Catch a Cheater aired on May 31, 2015 on YouTube. The show is produced and created by Sameer Bhavnani and the format and execution is custom tailored for the YouTube platform and audiences. Investigations were headed by Sameer Bhavnani and Luis Mercado. The web-series featured complainants married or long-term significant others, and have included both opposite-sex and same-sex couples. Each episode begins with Mercado asking his viewers to visit his sponsors, a brief interview of the complainant, detailing how the complainant met their partner and what has led them to believe that the partner is cheating, explaining suspicious activities or behavior.
- A guy gets offered oral sex by a stranger as his girlfriend secretly watches the whole thing.
- Man hires an actor to see if his girlfriend will cheat with her "personal trainer".
- "Boyfriend Caught Cheating with Big Booty!"
- A woman hired a porn star to see if her boyfriend would cheat.
- A girlfriend's man actually had sex with the accomplice (banned episode).
Other concepts and entities based on the premise of baiting misconduct:
- Bait car, a police tactic to catch potential car thieves
- To Catch a Predator, a TV show that tries to bait potential child predators
- Scam baiting, which baits con artists
- "Plumber propositioned by 'horny' lingerie-clad actress". Daily Mail. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "A woman has been left distraught after purportedly seeing her husband flirt with someone underage". News.com.au. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Man busted on shocking reality show designed to uncover cheaters". The New Zealand Herald. 10 March 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "'To Catch a Cheater' YouTube Video 'Boyfriend Caught Cheating With Big Booty!' Gets 9 Million Views". Inquisitr. 30 July 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "This YouTube Show Can Help You Figure Out If Your SO Would Cheat On You". Elite Daily. 28 July 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- O'Callaghan, Lauren (16 June 2017). "WATCH: Girl sets boyfriend up to see if he will cheat - and is left FUMING by the result". Daily Express. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Luis Mercado and Sam Bhavnani's Youtube channel catches cheaters". PressReader. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Husband flips when he's caught hitting on 'schoolgirl' in sting set up by wife". Metro (British newspaper). 23 August 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Things Get Super Awkward When Girl Tries To See If Boyfriend Will Cheat On Her With Underage Pregnant Girl". CraveOnline. 31 March 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Man watches girlfriend cheat on him – and his reaction is FRIGHTENING". Daily Star (United Kingdom). 4 August 2017. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Girl Instantly Regrets Testing Boyfriend's Loyalty With Megan Fox Lookalike". UNILAD. 9 November 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2017.
- "Guy Gets Offered Blow Job By Hot Stranger As His Girlfriend Secretly Watches The Whole Thing". Maxim. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
- "Man hires an actor to see if his girlfriend will cheat with her 'personal trainer'... and he's NOT happy with the result". The Sun (United Kingdom). 19 April 2017. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
- "A woman called Stephanie contacted YouTube channel To Catch A Cheater". Daily Mail. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
- "Woman sent a porn star to trap her man and it backfired pretty badly". The Sun (United Kingdom). 20 October 2016. Retrieved 15 September 2017.
- "Girl Tests BF With Prank Using Kim Kardashian Look-Alike And The Two Have Sex". Elite Daily. 12 March 2017. Retrieved 15 September 2017.