via press release:
WE tv’s HIT SERIES “MARRIAGE BOOT CAMP REALITY STARS” RENEWED FOR SEASONS FOUR AND FIVE
ON THE HEELS OF FRANCHISE-HIGH RATINGS
NEW YORK, NY — September 16, 2015 — WE tv has renewed its relationship reality series Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars for two additional seasons bringing the Reality Stars edition of the franchise into its fourth and fifth installments. WE tv has ordered 10 one-hour episodes of each season. The just completed third season was the highest rated of the franchise, averaging over 1.2 million total viewers, up +32% over season two. The season also ranked as the second most social cable reality show on Friday nights.
“This two-season renewal is the direct result of the show’s incredible performance and the overwhelming fan engagement we see each week,” said Marc Juris, WE tv’s president. “As one of WE tv’s signature series in the relationship space, the Marriage Boot Camp franchise is a perfect combination of real people, relatable situations and dynamic storytelling.”
Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars places five couples together under one roof to undergo intense counseling and exercises which test the boundaries of their relationships. Boot Camp Directors Jim and Elizabeth Carroll push the couples to their limits, both physically and emotionally, in order to save their troubled unions.
Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars is produced for WE tv by Thinkfactory Media and executive produced by Adam Freeman, Adam Reed, Erin Kelly, and Leslie Greif; Antonia Mattia is co-executive producer. The executive producers for WE tv are Lauren Gellert, EVP of development and original programming, and Suzanne Murch, VP of original programming.
Source: Nielsen, Live+3. MBC: RS S3 (5/29/15-8/21/15, Fr 9p-10p) vs S2 (01/09/15-03/13/15, Fr 9p-10p) & vs all prior season avgs of MBC: RS & MBC: BZ. Nielsen SocialGuide – average daily ranking vs. cable prime reality new episodes (ranked on # of tweets).
About WE tv
With compelling, can’t miss unscripted shows and dramatic scripted series, WE tv’s programming is fueled by personalities and relationships filled with purpose and passion. WE tv welcomes everyone and creates an inclusive experience across all platforms: on TV, online, on demand, and social media, embracing how today’s digitally savvy, socially engaged audiences connect through content, using it as a catalyst to drive conversation and build community. WE tv is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., and its sister channels include AMC, BBC America, IFC and SundanceTV. WE tv is available to over 86 million U.S. homes. WE tv: All In.
About Thinkfactory Media
Thinkfactory Media is a full-service production company that creates high-quality entertainment content. Renowned for award-winning productions, the company was the driving force behind the Emmy® and Golden Globe®-nominated hit mini-series Hatfields & McCoys (History), starring Kevin Costner. Other recent credits include: Their 10-hour television event Texas Rising (History), Vet School (Nat Geo WILD) Preachers’ Daughters (Lifetime), R&B Divas: Atlanta (TV One), R&B Divas: Los Angeles (TV One), Queens of Drama (Pop), Jump! (Lifetime), Strange Love (TLC), Big Giant Swords (Discovery), 4th and Loud (AMC), The Hook Up (MTV), Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (A&E), Tony Danza: Teach (A&E), among many others. Find out more about Thinkfactory Media and its projects at www.ThinkfactoryMedia.com and follow them on Twitter at @TFactoryMedia.