FremantleMedia Picks Up Dating Format The Single Wives


FremantleMedia has acquired the global rights for the reality dating format The Single Wives, commissioned by Channel Seven in Australia.

Created by Eureka Productions and Channel Seven, the series follows the dramatic, emotional and romantic transformation of four women searching for their second chance at love. They’ve all been married before but it ended in heartbreak. Now, the four women find themselves single and on a journey together to find new love.

Vasha Wallace, executive VP of global acquisitions and development at FremantleMedia, said: “We are thrilled to be working with the talented teams at Eureka and Channel Seven on The Single Wives. The relationship arena is always timely and our production network is perfectly positioned to roll out this format globally. For me, what makes The Single Wives unique is watching the female friendships unfold as well as the romantic ones. We are on the emotional rollercoaster ride with the participants, and with take away tips as to how to get dating right, audiences everywhere will be sure to connect with the show.”

Chris Culvenor of Eureka Productions said: “The Single Wives is unique and contemporary entry into the dating genre. From heart break to romantic redemption, this series tracks the emotional journey of four women from failed marriages as they search for their second chance at love.”

Angus Ross, director of programming at Seven Network, added: “Love, dating and relationships are resonating with audiences across the globe, and The Single Wives provides a unique, authentic and positive approach to the dating genre. We’re delighted to be working with the team at FremantleMedia to showcase this exciting format with buyers in global markets.”