MTV’s Are You the One? Lands in Germany


Viacom International Studios (VIS) has signed an agreement with RTL Germany’s SVOD service TVNOW for a local adaptation of the dating-competition format Are You the One?

Launched on MTV US in 2014 and now in its eighth season, Are You the One? is a reality game show which brings together 20 single men and women hoping to find love. Pre-matched by dating experts, the 20 singles have ten attempts to work out the ten correct “perfect matches” in the hope of sharing a huge cash prize. After Mexico, Brazil, Sweden, Denmark and France, where a fourth season is currently in production, the German version will be the sixth international adaption of the format. The 10×60-minute episodes will be shot in South Africa and produced by RTL Studios to air later this year.

This is the second format deal struck with RTL exclusively for TVNOW following last year’s sale of the dating show Finding Prince Charming, which has been renewed for a second season.

Laura Burrell, head of formats at VIS, commented: “We are very excited to have struck a new deal for our ever-green reality show Are You The One?, one of the most adaptable, relatable and irresistible dating formats of recent years, which we are sure German audiences will love. This is our second deal with TVNOW which has proven to be the perfect home for our reality formats, and we look forward to a long and fruitful relationship with them.”