Ready for yet another dating show? Netflix is launching ‘Love is Blind’ a day before valentine’s day this year. This reality show is receiving a mix of reviews. Some were optimistic about it while others being overly critical. and why not?? It is another reality show for the single dating pool. ‘Love is blind’ has amalgamated the different sets of previously popular and not so popular dating shows. Namely; The Bachelor, The Circle, and Proposal.
Can this show make its way into the already saturated market?
About the plot:
It is not a completely innovative idea. All contestants will be prospective future couples and will be officially engaged to one another without seeing each other, like in The Bachelor. Couples will build their apparent relationship without meeting one another just like in The Circle. But here they are rushed into marriage soon after they are out of their blind pods.
This Netflix reality show is endowed by Nick and Vanessa who created it and will be hosting it too.
‘Love is Blind’ releasing sequence:
Netflix is experimenting with a different kind of release strategy for ‘Love Is Blind’. This dating reality show is planned to be released on Netflix over a period of three weeks. The first five episodes arriving in time for Valentine’s Day, On Feb. 13, 2020. The next four will be airing the following week Feb. 20, 2020, and the two-hour finale drops on Feb. 27, 2020, according to People.
The creators of the show will try to spice up the show and improve its’ ratings by these sequential release dates.
However, this fast-tracked romantic reality show is also bagging a lot of criticism already. According to the New York Post
Netflix’s ‘Love Is Blind’ confirms reality TV dating is pure trash
One aspect the show must bank on to, to make its way into the brimming space of reality shows is by bringing diversity! They must aspire to show couples from a wide array of ethnicity, race, color, sexual orientation to date and form relationships. This diversification will give every viewer something to relate and because of this, the show may make a name for itself in the market.