MTV to shatter barriers with first sexually fluid cast on “Are You the One?”
Season premieres Wednesday, June 26th at 9:00pm ET/PT
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New York, NY (May 30, 2019) – MTV, a trailblazer in breaking down gender barriers from The Real World to Movie and TV Awards, is set to premiere the first sexually fluid reality dating competition show in the United States.
Hosted by Terrence J., the new season of Are You The One? will premiere Wednesday, June 26th at 9:00pm ET/PT.
In Are You The One?'s signature format, 16 singles head off to Hawaii in hopes of finding their “perfect match” and splitting a $1 million cash prize.
For the first time ever, all the singles identify as sexually fluid, meaning there are no gender limitations in perfect matches, and finding love is fair game.
This season introduces Dr. Frankie, a relationship expert who works with the singles to help them become better daters and navigate between drama, poor choices and re-occurring patterns in relationships. Dr. Frankie also helps the singles identify current disaster-dating trends such as ghosting, benching and stashing, and tests them on their willingness to fall into these painful trends.
Host Terrence J. digs deeper with the cast than ever before, helping coach and guide them to tap into their true feelings and follow their hearts.
From coming out moments, to discovering sexual and gender identity, Are You The One? tells powerful stories about navigating relationships and finding love as a sexually fluid individual for the first time ever on a reality dating show.
Aasha Wells, 22, Miami Beach, FL
Join in the Are You The One? social conversation on Twitter and Instagram with the official hashtag #AYTO; follow the show’s Facebook page and Snapchat account: AREYOUTHE1.
In 2018 Lighthearted Entertainment produced more than 50-hours of programming, highlighted by MTV’s Are You The One?, Facebook Watch’s Relationshipped, and OWN’s Ready To Love.
Since Rob LaPlante and Jeff Spangler took over as Co-Presidents in 2015, Lighthearted Entertainment has tripled in size, as they continue to focus on all aspects relating to their development, production and post-production slates.
May 31, 2019 3:00pm ET by MTV