NEW YORK, NY, October 6, 2014 — WE tv’s summer hit, Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars, is returning to the network in 2015 for an all-new second season featuring some of the hottest and most-talked-about reality stars in pop culture. WE tv has order 10, one-hour episodes from Thinkfactory Media; production is currently underway.
Season two of Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars will feature Heidi Montag & Spencer Pratt (The Hills), Aviva & Reid Drescher (The Real Housewives of New York), Natalie Nunn & Jacob Payne (Bad Girls Club, Bridezillas),Tyson Apostol & Rachel Foulger (Survivor: Blood vs. Water) and Syleena Johnson & Kiwane Garris (R&B Divas: Atlanta).
“Marriage Boot Camp has become a signature franchise for WE tv and we’re thrilled to bring it back for an all-new season,” said Marc Juris, WE tv’s president. “Like all of our unscripted shows, this series is bold, energetic and engaging, and fits perfectly against the backdrop of our rebrand which puts community and conversation at the forefront of everything we do.”
The first season of Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars was a hit on WE tv this past summer, averaging nearly 1.3 million total viewers on Friday nights, and ranking as the highest season of the franchise.
Run by husband and wife duo Jim and Elizabeth Carroll, and joined by co-directors David Bishop and Ilsa Norman, Marriage Boot Camp pushes couples to their limits, physically and emotionally. There will be NO special treatment for this group as the couples will be forced to face demons from their past that are still affecting them now, and in turn, suffocating their relationships. Tough love tactics will peel back the layers of what makes these reality stars tic, as well as what is driving their marriages to the brink of disaster. Each episode delves deeper into the mine fields of what’s destroying their relationships using exercises like “Divorce Court” where a judge dismantles their marriages first hand causing things to get emotional and ugly as dark marital wounds and secrets are revealed in the court room. In the end, the couples will answer the ultimate question: Is their relationship worth saving or are they better off apart?
For over 20 years, founders and creators of Marriage Boot Camp, Jim and Elizabeth Carroll, have been working with couples across the country whose relationships are on the verge of falling apart. This season the husband and wife duo are back and ready to put these reality stars to the test. Jim and Elizabeth created some of the most jaw-dropping, over-the-top exercises and drills, specifically designed to figure out what is crippling these couples’ relationships. Jim will use his no-holds-barred expertise to push these couples both mentally and physically while Elizabeth will bring a slightly softer touch using her unique insight into the human mind. Utilizing these approaches, Jim and Elizabeth will help these high-profile couples dig deep and get to the root of their issues.
Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars is produced for WE tv by Thinkfactory Media and executive produced by Adam Freeman, Adam Reed, Erin Kelly and Leslie Greif. Lauren Gellert and Suzanne Murch are the executive producers for WE tv.