Somewhere between docuseries and reality show, the Netflix production follows Sima Taparia, “Mumbai’s top matchmaker,” at work in India and the U.S. Read more via The Hollywood Reporter.
The drama among influencers at Hype House and Sway House seems like a natural fit for TV. Will the industry bite? Read more via The New York Times.
Refinery29: Netflix’s Indian Matchmaking Offers An Intimate Look At Arranged Marriage In The Modern Era
Dating today is hard work. With an endless stream of possibilities at our fingertips thanks to apps and dating sites, it can be overwhelming to cut through the noise and find exactly who you’re looking for. So why not enlist some professional help? Enter Sima Taparia, a matchmaker and star of Netflix’s new show, Indian […]
Industrial Media has promoted Elissa Felman to vp of music. Felman works across Industrial Media’s music productions, including on shows like American Idol, which is produced by Industrial Media subsidiary 19 Entertainment. Among other things, she was instrumental in transitioning the music competition series to a quarantine-based production model during the pandemic. Read more via Billboard.
Netflix has greenlit two new unscripted dating shows, Variety has learned exclusively. The new series further bolster Netflix’s lineup in the romance genre, following the success of breakout hits ‘Love Is Blind” and “Too Hot To Handle.” “Indian Matchmaking,” which will debut on July 16, centers around couples paired by an elite Indian matchmaker. “Love on the Spectrum,” […]
EXCLUSIVE: Industrial Media, which co-produces American Idol and makes TLC’s 90 Day Fiancé, has hired former Blumhouse exec Roland Wieshofer as Chief Financial Officer as it looks to ramp up its M&A activity. Read more via Deadline.
TLC has ordered another “90 Day Fiancé” spinoff, this one featuring “Before the 90 Days” alums responding to “the online commentary for each respective episode in the same air order” from their homes amid the pandemic. Read more via TheWrap.