From farmers to rural vets, the singletons, isolated from the urban dating pool, are ready to not only see if they can meet their match but also to introduce a potential partner to the true realities of life in the countryside.With many city dwellers longing to escape the rat race, and an unprecedented number migrating from town to country every year in the hope of a different way of life, it is an achievable dream.Though often associated with well-known media properties, Snapchat Shows are not meant to be just behind-the-scenes content, but rather standalone original programming.In addition to being another means of drawing in users — including those who have less use for things like flower crown overlays and disappearing texts — the shows give Snapchat another way to generate revenue through advertising.
is a 6 x 60’ part series produced by Boundless (part of the Fremantle Media UK).
But what is the reality of adapting to a new ideal away from all the trappings of a town or city, AND potentially finding your perfect match?
Presenter Sara Cox will join the couples along their way as they negotiate getting to know each other, whilst the urban love seekers are grappling with wellies, the wild outdoors and woeful Wi-Fi.
The company already struck deals with NBC, ABC, BBC, Turner, NYT, Discovery, Time and A E Networks.
Of these, some of the more notable shows to emerge include NBC’s Saturday Night Live Snapchat show, and those from its other franchises, including “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” and “The Voice.” A companion show to “The Bachelor” comes from ABC, while A E Networks is developing the first unscripted reality TV drama series for Snapchat Shows, “Second Chance.” Meanwhile, BBC recently jumped into Snapchat with “Planet Earth II,” a sequel to its critically acclaimed nature series from 2006.
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