MTV ANNOUNCES NEW HOST TERRENCE J. AND CAST FOR ITS HIT MATCHMAKING SERIES "ARE YOU THE ONE?" PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20TH AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
TELL-ALL CASTING SPECIAL TO AIR WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
NEW YORK, NY - August 18, 2017 - MTV today announced actor Terrence J. will host the new season of the popular matchmaking series, "Are You The One?" premiering Wednesday, September 20th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. This season will take the contestants to New Orleans, LA, where they will strive to find their "perfect match" for a share in a million dollar prize. Before the premiere, audiences can get a sneak peek at the new cast in an audition tape casting special, airing Wednesday, September 13th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, where each one will reveal his or her personal struggle to find true love.
New host Terrence J., a well-established actor, host, producer, author, philanthropist and mega-fan of "Are You The One?," is widely recognized as one of Hollywood's most skilled multi-hyphenates. The three-time Emmy(R) nominee and seven year host on BET's "106 & Park," Terrence J. has now added executive producer and host of MTV's "SafeWord" and host of MTV's "Are You The One?" to his purview. Bringing a new twist to this popular dating competition, Terrence J. tests couples to follow their hearts if they want to walk away with love and their share of one million dollars. The rules may be simple, but the game of love is never easy, and this season of "Are You The One?" is sure to have audiences love shook.
Meet the cast of "Are You The One?":
Alexis, Mannington, WV, Insta: lexibabi_x3
Alivia, Charleston, SC, Insta: aliviahunter
Audrey, Middletown NY, Insta: audreyyycharline
Diandra, Teaneck, NJ, Insta: diandradelgado_
Geles, Los Fresnos, TX, Insta: gelesann
Jada, Union, NJ, Insta: ayeejaee_
Keyana, Boyertown, PA, Insta: keyanaland
Nicole, Medway, MA, Insta: niicoleamber
Nurys, Portland, ME, Insta: nuryskmateo
Uche, Grand Rapids, MI, Insta: unwosu
Zoe, Scranton, PA, Insta: zoein_wonderland
Anthony, Inglewood, CA, Insta: anthonymartin9
Clinton, Palm Bay, FL, Insta: mr.moxam
David, San Diego, CA, Insta: dave_shad
Dimitri, Los Angeles, CA, Insta: dimitrivalentin_
Ethan, Sonoma, CA, Insta: emoneymakesbabies
Joe, Portland, OR, Insta: princeofnorway
Kareem, Avenel NJ, Insta: _reemtheone
Keith, Manchester, NJ, Insta: keithk93
Malcolm, West Palm Beach, FL, Insta: mackemdrummer
Michael, Knoxville, TN, Insta: michaeldean2.0
Tyler, Los Angeles, CA, Insta: tylersemicolon
"Are You the One?" concept is by Executive Producers Howard Schultz, Rob LaPlante and Jeff Spangler of Lighthearted Entertainment with Scott Jeffress as Executive Producer for Lighthearted Entertainment.
Join in the "Are You The One?" social conversation on Twitter and Instagram with the official hashtag #AYTO; follow the show's Facebook page and be sure to check out the new Snapchat account: AREYOUTHE1.
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About Lighthearted Entertainment:
Lighthearted Entertainment creates groundbreaking, dynamic unscripted content for television and digital platforms around the world. Established in 1992 by Howard Schultz, Lighthearted quickly achieved global success with properties such as ABC's "Extreme Makeover," Fox's "The Moment of Truth," AND MTV's "Next" which set the stage for a portfolio of thousands of hours of innovative and compelling programming. Today, co-owners and Presidents Rob LaPlante and Jeff Spangler continue to develop and produce much buzzed-about series, including hits "Dating Naked" on VH1 and "Are You The One: Second Chances" on MTV.