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The hosts are given no information about the catfish, and while the catfish has already agreed to appear on the show, they do not know when or how the hosts will be looking for them.
Nev Schulman explained more about the reverse-engineering in an August 2014 interview: "A lot of the stories that we get come from the catfish side of things.
For legal reasons, all persons involved on the series sign contracts agreeing to appear on camera prior to the episode even entering production.
In Season 3's Miranda and Camryn episode, the catfish did change their mind about meeting the hopeful, and only appeared via Skype.
The term "catfish" is derived from the title of the previously-mentioned 2010 documentary, in which filmmaker Schulman discovers that the woman with whom he'd been carrying on an online relationship had not been honest in describing herself.
MTV and the Catfish film's producers, Schulman and Joseph, help people who are emotionally entangled with someone they have never met in real life.
Nev and Max contact the other person to arrange a first-ever meeting between the two virtual lovers, then documents how both people are impacted.
The show presents the "hopeful" as the one who initiates contact with Schulman and Joseph in an attempt to discover the true identity of their online romance, or the "catfish".
Catfish: The TV Show is an American reality-based documentary television series airing on MTV about the truths and lies of online dating.
The series is based on the 2010 film Catfish and is co-hosted by Nev Schulman and Max Joseph.
It premiered on November 12, 2012."They used to tank cod from Alaska all the way to China. By the time the codfish reached China, the flesh was mush and tasteless.
So this guy came up with the idea that if you put these cods in these big vats, put some catfish in with them and the catfish will keep the cod agile.