EXCLUSIVE: Fox is reteaming with Mark Burnett for an unscripted dating series to air later this year.The untitled project, co-created and executive produced by Burnett, marks the first dating series for the prolific reality producer behind such hits like The series, which has received a 10-episode order, puts the notion of instant attraction to the test.
After face-to-face meetings, a participant picks a mate based on instant chemistry. “The Wedding” was the sitcom’s tenth and final episode.Couple features a dozen single women looking for love.They will meet eligible single men in a Caribbean island setting.The series will feature the text message conversations between participants.“The real soap opera will unfold when these budding couples discover whether or not they have the compatibility to make their relationships last,” Fox says.
“I am so happy to be making my first dating series with Fox,” said Burnett, who previously co-created and executive produced the game show The Fox dating show also marks the first series order for MGM Television since Emmy winner Burnett was named president last month.
It is created and executive produced by Burnett, Ben Newmark, Dan Newmark and Larry Barron.
MGM Television and Grandma’s House Entertainment produce, with MGM serving as the worldwide distributor of the series outside of the U.
FOX says, “…The audience [will have] a front row seat to the real drama, as their text conversations pop up on screen.” Tuesday, March 22, 2016 HOT FROM FOX…
WOMEN HAVE FIRST CHOICE IN THE DEBUT OF MARK BURNETT’S ALL-NEW DATING SERIES “COUPLED,” FOLLOWING THE RETURN OF GORDON RAMSAY’S “HOTEL HELL,” TUESDAY, MAY 17, ON FOX HOTEL HELL Kicks Off the Night at PM, Followed By COUPLED, Hosted by Terrence J, at PM COUPLED, the all-new unscripted dating series produced by Emmy Award winner Mark Burnett (“Survivor,” “The Voice”), will premiere Tuesday, May 17 (- PM ET/PT), following the Season Three premiere of HOTEL HELL (- PM ET/PT) on FOX.
Hosted by entertainment personality Terrence “J” Jenkins, COUPLED follows 12 single, smart and young professional women looking for love, who will meet face-to-face with eligible single men against the beautiful backdrop of the Caribbean islands.