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The Littlest Groom

By STEPHEN BATTAGLIO
DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER


Think you've seen it all with reality shows? Wait until Fox's "The Littlest Groom." It's a reality show that's more than just a little, well, strange.

The wacky short-run series will have 12 female little people contestants competing for the affections of a 4-foot-5 bachelor. But in the second episode, things take an "Average Joe"-like turn when women of normal stature show up to compete with the vertically challenged contestants.

In short, this show gives new meaning to the term "miniseries." EDITORS NOTE: UGHH

"The Littlest Groom," which airs Feb. 16 and 23 at 8 p.m., is another sign of how reality has become the main event in the highly competitive February sweeps period used by TV stations to set ad rates. The sweeps period gets underway Feb. 5.

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