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E! UK orders ‘The Bi Life’ dating series

NBCUniversal International Networks’ pop culture channel E! Entertainment Television UK & Ireland has commissioned a bisexual-focused reality dating series from British indie Monkey. The Bi Life (10 x 60 minutes) will ...
August 21, 2018

NBCUniversal International Networks’ pop culture channel E! Entertainment Television UK & Ireland has commissioned a bisexual-focused reality dating series from British indie Monkey.

The Bi Life (10 x 60 minutes) will see a group of bisexual+ (bisexual, pansexual, fluid, etc.) or questioning British singles as they search for love abroad. The series will take place in Barcelona, Spain, as the cast live, party and help one another navigate the challenging bisexual+ dating world.

“This new commission is a pivotal point for E! Entertainment Television in the UK as we bring a fresh take on the full diversity of modern British relationships,” said Lee Raftery, MD of UK & emerging markets and chief marketing & content officer, NBCUniversal International, in a statement.

Hosted by¬†Celebrity Big Brother’s 2018 winner, Shane Jenek, The Bi Life will premiere on E! Entertainment¬†Television in the UK and Ireland in October 2018.

 

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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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