FYI TO PREMIERE TWO NEW SERIES ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 13
"MARRIED AT FIRST SIGHT: THE FIRST YEAR"
SPIN-OFF DOCUSERIES FOLLOWS TWO COUPLES WHO REMAIN MARRIED
"MIKIE SAVES THE DATE"
NEW DOCUSERIES FOLLOWS CELEBRITY WEDDING PLANNER MIKIE RUSSO
AS HE ORCHESTRATES THE PERFECT DAY FOR CLIENTS
NEW YORK, NY - December 11, 2014 - FYI will premiere two new series, "Married at First Sight: The First Year" and "Mikie Saves the Date," on Tuesday, January 13. Spin-off series, "Married at First Sight: The First Year," will premiere at 9pm ET with eight-one hour episodes, and immediately following is the debut of "Mikie Saves the Date," at 10pm ET with eight-one hour episodes.
In the season one finale of "Married at First Sight," the three couples had to decide if they were going to stay married or get a divorce. With the extreme social experiment over and their decisions revealed, can the two remaining couples make it and celebrate their first anniversary as husband and wife? "Married at First Sight: The First Year" follows the two couples who remain married, Jamie and Doug; and Cortney and Jason.
In "Married at First Sight: The First Year," viewers will see Jamie and Doug, and Cortney and Jason, continue their journeys from the six month mark of marriage to their March 2015 one year anniversary. From the holidays to birthdays to moving into new homes - viewers will see the two couples mark many "firsts" together, as well as receive advice and guidance from season one's trusted specialists, including - sexologist, Dr. Logan Levkoff; psychologist, Dr. Joseph Cilona; and sociologist, Dr. Pepper Schwartz. The series will also check in with the couple that chose not to stay together - Monet and Vaughn.
"Mikie Saves the Date" follows event planner extraordinaire, Mikie Russo, as he creates uniquely personalized and visually arresting weddings for his clients. Set apart by his ability to resolve emotionally tense situations that arise when planning a wedding, Mikie is able to defuse family disputes with ease. There is no fête, large or small, that this master of matrimony cannot handle.
With a do it yourself attitude and a passion for all things DIY, this Long Island native broke into the industry because of his passion for flowers. At a young age, he spent his days crafting floral arrangements that impressed his family and friends, which led to his first job with a florist where he worked with brides, and ultimately to his own event planning company, Michael Russo Events. In each episode, Mikie will help a new couple turn their dream wedding into a reality, no matter the budget.
"Married at First Sight" is produced for FYI by Kinetic Content. Chris Coelen and Brenda Coston are executive producers for Kinetic Content. Executive producers for FYI are Gena McCarthy and Liz Fine.
"Mikie Saves the Date" is produced for FYI by High Noon Entertainment. Jim Berger and Scott Feeley are executive producers for High Noon. Gena McCarthy and Audra Smith are executive producers for FYI.
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