Unscripted

FYI walks down the aisle with “Teenage Newlyweds”

The U.S. net is readying the premiere of its latest relationship-focused docuseries (pictured), produced by A. Smith & Co.
May 2, 2016

FYI is walking down the aisle with a new docuseries.

Teenage Newlyweds follows three couples graduating from young sweethearts into husband and wife. The A. Smith & Co.-produced series documents the wedding and the early days of married life as the couples navigate careers, finances and mortgages while still working through their teenage years.

The couples include Halie and George (pictured), members of the Mormon Church who got engaged after a few months of dating; Brenda and Travis, who got together in college despite “clashing beliefs and values”; and small-town high-school partners Emma and Joey, who have different career aspirations.

The series – which has received an 8 x 60-minute order – will premiere on May 31 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

“FYI continues to create unique and entertaining content that spotlights the many faces of American marriage,” said Gena McCarthy, senior VP of programming and development for FYI, in a statement. “Teenage Newlyweds joins Married at First Sight, Arranged and The Seven Year Switch as one of our latest relationship franchises that shares alternative paths to finding love.”

Arthur Smith, Kent Weed, Frank Sinton, Christmas Rini, and Elise Duran are executive producers for A. Smith & Co. Productions. Gena McCarthy and James Bolosh are exec producing for FYI.

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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