via press release:
VH1 GREENLIGHTS A THIRD SEASON OF “DATING NAKED”
Tune in for the Season Finale of “Dating Naked: Playing for Keeps” on Wednesday, September 16 at 9PM ET/PT
NEW YORK, NY – September 14, 2015 – VH1 has picked up a third season of the much buzzed-about reality dating series “Dating Naked.” The show aims to explore the art of romance, free of preconceived notions, stereotypes – and clothes. Fans who are ready to bare it all to find true love can apply for season three here. Don’t miss the season finale of “Dating Naked: Playing for Keeps” on Wednesday, September 16th at 9PM ET/PT on VH1.
Coined “Dating Naked: Playing For Keeps,” season 2 is once again hosted by Amy Paffrath. The second season of ‘Dating Naked’ is improving its time period with VH1’s adult 18-49 demo by triple digits (+133%) versus year-ago levels*. This time around the series features two primary daters, Kerri and Chris, in their search for love on a tropical island paradise. Each week, 2 new men and 2 new women arrive on the island to strip down for a shot at igniting a spark with our primary daters. Now, it’s the season finale, and tension is at its peak. It’s been an emotional journey, and it’s time for Kerri and Chris to make some tough choices and decide who has captured their hearts. Will it be one of their daters – or have they fallen for each other? Their decisions will shock everyone as their final choices are revealed.
“Dating Naked” was created and is produced by Lighthearted Entertainment. Executive producers are Rob LaPlante and Jeff Spangler. Executive Producers for VH1 are Susan Levison, Jill Holmes, Kristen Kelly and Tricia Biggio.
About Lighthearted Entertainment: Lighthearted Entertainment was established in 1992 by the late Howard Schultz as an independently-owned television production company specializing in all forms of non-scripted programming. Co-Owners and Executive Vice Presidents Rob LaPlante and Jeff Spangler are fiercely committed to translating their creativity, energy and ideas into shows that tap into the zeitgeist of current culture. The company has produced thousands of hours of television across cable, syndication and broadcast networks including this year’s hits, “Twinning” for VH1, as well as TLC’s new pop-up game show “Labor Games.” Additionally, Lighthearted Entertainment has produced iconic staples including MTV’s “Are You The One?” FOX’s “The Moment of Truth” and ABC’s “Extreme Makeover”, which have all enjoyed worldwide appeal.
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