Deliciousness: 5 reasons to watch the new MTV video compilation show

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 04: Tiffani Theissen attends a book signing event for the book "You're Missing It" at The Grove on May 04, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - MAY 04: Tiffani Theissen attends a book signing event for the book "You're Missing It" at The Grove on May 04, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images) /

Deliciousness is the hilarious, new MTV show you didn’t know you needed

In a world where Ridiculousness reruns dominate MTV more than Law & Order: Special Victims Unit occupies the televisions of housewives, who would have thought another show reviewing video clips would be so necessary? Yet, here we are, and Deliciousness is suddenly an addictive necessity worth adding to the regular entertainment schedule.

Similar to its predecessor on the channel that used to be about music, Deliciousness runs through a handful of clips each episode while the four-person cast cracks jokes and exchanges witty banter.

Here are five good reasons to include Deliciousness into your increasingly unsustainable must watch list; health be damned.

The host

More from Entertainment

You may remember Tiffani Amber Thiessen from Saved by the Bell or Beverly Hills, 90210, but she’s far removed from that. As the intro explains, she has also written a cookbook and has her own cooking show, Dinner at Tiffani’s. Despite her growth, however, she’s still the cute, bubbly cheerleader type we’ve always known.

As the host of Deliciousness she’s incredibly endearing, with her playful personality, charming comments, and a quality that is leaps and bounds above one of the biggest issues on Ridiculousness.

The laugh

Ask anyone what their least favorite thing about Ridiculousness is, and there is a good chance about 99.9% of people say it’s Chanel West Coast’s staccato dolphin impersonation. Don’t believe me? Check this out:

Pure nightmare fuel. Enough to destroy internally.

Well, fear not, because Thiessen has her beat in spades. Thiessen’s increasingly amusing cackle, which is as genuine as it is guttural, constantly and infectiously bursts through to make the videos funnier somehow.

Dad jokes and improv

Tim Chantarangsu is clearly on Deliciousness for his Dad Joke expertise. Money out of a cake? He makes a joke about dough. Two people fighting on the greasy floor at a McDonald’s? He says something about them having beef.

Similarly, Kel Mitchell from Good Burger fame has a knack for filling in dead space with chuckle-worthy quips and making comments that cause the aforementioned Thiessen cackles.

The fourth wall

To some it sounds unbelievable, but I’ve never watched The Office. Well, Angela Kinsey may just be the reason I start watching. Not only does she have a motherly feel on the show, appearing to be the only member holding on to some sort of naiveté and innocence, she’s also the source of unintentionally wholesome laughs.

More importantly, however, is her habit of breaking the fourth wall. Could you imagine the panel on Ridiculousness looking at the camera? Seems bizarrely impossible, right? They’re talking to Rob.

On the other hand, when Kinsey goes into an explanation or story, talking just as much with hands and arms as with her mouth, she inevitably stares at the camera as if she’s talking with the fans at home, and not with those around her. Impossible not to at least smirk as a result.

Tightly wrapped

The 30-minute time slot, rapid delivery of clips, and effortless transitions from Thiessen makes viewers yearn for more Deliciousness before the episode ends. It’s already set up to record on my DVR.

Next. Shows all about food. dark

Will you tune in to the next episode of Deliciousness? I highly recommend it for the foodie laughs, to see what Thiessen is wearing, and to see if someone on the panel eventually gets the remote.

Deliciousness airs at 7/6c on MTV.