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Fox Orders Mark Burnett Dating Reality Series

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Deadline Hollywood:  Fox is reteaming with Mark Burnett for an unscripted dating series to air later this year. The untitled project, co-created and executive produced by Burnett, marks the first dating series for the prolific reality producer behind such hits like The Voice, Survivor, Shark Tank and Celebrity Apprentice.

The series, which has received a 10-episode order, puts the notion of instant attraction to the test. Set in the Caribbean Islands, it features single men and women. After face-to-face meetings, a participant picks a mate based on instant chemistry. “The real soap opera will unfold when these budding couples discover whether or not they have the compatibility to make their relationships last,” Fox says.

“I am so happy to be making my first dating series with Fox,” said Burnett, who previously co-created and executive produced the game show Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader for Fox. “It’s a genre that attracts a wide audience and our series gives a very fresh perspective that mirrors real life.”

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