A+E Networks‘ new lifestyle channel FYI has picked up two hourlong unscripted pilots as it ramps up for its July 7 launch. You’re The One (working title), hosted by journalist and documentarian Cherry Healey, follows men and women as they embark on a mission to find a lost love. Through social and mass media, communities around the world are mobilized to engage in the hunt, leading up to the final face-to-face meeting. Marry Me … Today (working title) is described as a breakthrough wedding concept for the modern generation. The show partners with website The Knot to follow an ambitious groom-to-be as he surprises his girlfriend with a proposal, engagement and marriage all in one day, using his girlfriend’s online wish list to plan and execute her fantasy wedding.
You’re The One is produced for FYI by Nerd TV. Jago Lee, John Farrar and Sarah Lazenby are executive producing for Nerd TV. Executive producers for FYI are Gena McCarthy and Toby Faulkner. Marry Me … Today is produced for FYI by 44 Blue Productions and The Knot. Executive producer for 44 Blue is Stephanie Drachkovitch. Executive producers for The Knot are Carley Roney and Danielle von Zerneck. Gena McCarthy and Lauren Wohl are exec producing for FYI.
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