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.
NEW YORK—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 tomorrow, June 26.
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 reoccurring 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.
Meet the cast of “Are You The One?”
Aasha Wells, 22, Miami Beach, FL
Amber Martinez, 23, Yonkers, NY
Basit Shittu, 25, Brooklyn, NY
Brandon Davis, 25, Salt Lake City, UT
Danny Prikazsky, 27, San Jose, CA
Jasmine Olson, 21, Oxford, MS
Jenna Brown, 25, Bloomington, IN
Jonathan Monroe, 28, Panama City Beach, FL
Justinavery “Justin” Palm, 24, Palmdale, CA
Kai Wes, 26, Chepachet, RI
Kari Snow, 23, East Hanover, NJ
Kylie Smith, 24, Salt Lake City, UT
Max Gentile, 25, Columbus, OH
Nour Fraij, 25, Kenilworth, NJ
Paige Cole, 21, Allen, TX
Remy Duran, 27, New York, NY
Lighthearted’s Jeff Spangler and Rob LaPlante serve as executive producers along with Matt Odgers.
MTV is the leading global youth media brand in 180 countries, reaching 450 million households in nearly 30 different languages across every platform. A unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), MTV operations span cable and mobile networks, live events, theatrical films and MTV Studios.
About Lighthearted Entertainment
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.
[From a News Release]