Catfish: The Podcast

MTV | Wondery

You finally find the person of your dreams, but there’s just one problem: you haven’t yet met them in real life. When you start to suspect something isn’t quite right, you need someone to help you find out the truth. That’s where “Catfish: The Podcast” comes in.

A “Catfish” is someone who creates a false online identity to pursue romantic relationships. For eight seasons of the hit TV show, host Nev Schulman and his co-hosts have helped people track down their online love interests to uncover whether that person is real…or a catfish.

Now, from MTV and Wondery, “Catfish: The Podcast” brings you the most shocking episodes of the hit series, adapted for your ears for the very first time. Hosted by Nev Schulman.

Our Editor's Take

When the person you’ve been talking to online starts throwing up red flags, it’s tough to figure out what to do. Whether you feel like best friends or are just looking for a good time, apps make it easy to abuse one's vulnerability. In a virtual world, it’s hard to know if someone is genuine. Enter Catfish: The Podcast.

With each episode, Nev Schulman dives into a different couple’s story and is joined by guest hosts to explore their backgrounds. From victims to deceivers, the details of each relationship will shock listeners. The stories of gullible hearts manipulated by predators will leave fans with tears in their eyes. Each tale has some redemption intertwined in the form of a caring friend or life lesson learned. Potential victims contact Schulman for advice and help with their situations, hoping to uncover the truth about the person they've come to build a relationship with.

The most astounding episodes from the TV show are here in podcast form for listeners to enjoy. Learning more about how catfishers operate helps inform listeners about ways to protect themselves from manipulative and potentially dangerous people. In an increasingly online world, Catfish: The Podcast is a resource that helps listeners to avoid the pitfalls of online dating. Part entertainment, part cautionary tale, Catfish: The Podcast is essential listening for anyone using dating apps and social media to connect in the modern world.

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