YouTube is looking for love. Deadline reports the Swipe Right TV show has been ordered to series by YouTube Red. The online dating comedy stars Carly Craig, who created the comedy with Daniel Reisinger. The eight-episode first season will premiere in 2018.
According to the report, Craig based Swipe Right on a true story. Reisinger will direct, with Craig and Robin Schiff serving as co-showrunners. The trio is executive producing the YouTube TV series with Jeremy Garelick.
Here’s more, from Deadline:
After a lifetime of saying no has left her single and miserable on her 35th birthday, a workaholic verging on a breakdown vows to plunge into the hellish world of Tinder by dating all 252 of her matches. Spurred on by her sister – a young married woman experiencing a seven-year itch – the sisters are joined by their recently widowed mother, now also a part of the online dating scene, leading to a multi-generational comedy about relationships – both romantic and familial.[…]
“We are excited to be in business with Carly Craig, Jeremy Garelick and Daniel Reisinger to create a comedy about dating anxiety in the social media age,” said Susanne Daniels, Global Head of Original Content, YouTube. “We know our YouTube audience will fall in love with “Swipe Right,” a relatable, hilariously awkward but always honest portrayal of dating, relationships and adulthood(ish) from this talented female-led ensemble.”
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