A new E4 series inspired by viral YouTube show Blue Therapy will launch next month.
E4 is teaming up with the producers of the original online reality series on the new TV show.
Titled In Love & Toxic: Blue Therapy, E4 say it “promises dramatic highs and lows as it looks into the complexities of modern relationships and ‘situationships’ via larger-than-life couples.”
E4 share: “The series, which will be co-produced by the original creator of the YouTube series, Andy Amadi from Trend Centrl and Motion Content Group, will showcase a range of young couples facing extreme turbulence in their relationships as they embark on a series of relationship therapy sessions.
“In this gripping new series, few subjects are left off the table as couples discuss relatable but divisive relationship issues around everything from dealing with income inequalities and sexual satisfaction (or the lack of it) to what happens when your partner’s family don’t approve…
“This new entertainment series explores issues such as trust, lies, loves and lusts with a blend of constructed reality and high drama. While secrets will be revealed, arguments started and unrealistic expectations conveyed, ultimately will love win out?”
The first episode premieres on Thursday, 5 October at 6PM on YouTube and 10PM on E4. The rest of the series will air on YouTube and E4 at 10PM and available to stream on Channel 4.
Channel 4 Commissioning Editor, Vivienne Molokwu said: “Blue Therapy was an online sensation, so I’m really excited to be bringing this bigger, bolder series to E4. The producers have a clever way of fusing multiple stories that means we can ensure thoroughly dramatic, joyful and jaw dropping moments by the truck load.
“The series will again offer a window into relationships we rarely see on telly and I’m hoping that combination will lead to the series being as irresistible on E4 as it was online.”
Andy Amadi added: “Creating thought-provoking shows has always been my aim, so to be able to take Blue Therapy to another level by putting it in front of an E4 audience is absolutely insane. I know what our audiences want to see and we are here to deliver it in style!”