Move over Seven Year Switch, Married at First Sight, First Dates and Kiss Bang Love, SBS is casting for an audacious new matchmaking series that gets straight to the point.
Undressed, in which singles strip off everything except underwear, skip dinner and jump into bed.
According to SBS, “The matchmaking social experiment will explore cultural diversity and preconceptions about race and sexuality – challenging both viewer and contributor prejudices.”
Can’t wait to hear that one trotted out at the next Senate Estimates hearing…
The series has an Italian version in which two singles enter a dark room with a lit bedroom. A handshake between the two starts a 30 minute countdown. From that moment they must undress and get into bed to get to know one another. Personal photos and messages are projected onto a wall to stimulate the drama.
According to a casting call (or is that casting couch?), applicants are asked:
“Are you ready to let go of all of the inhibitions that might stand in the way of finding your soul mate…..
“Are you brave enough to undress down to your underwear in front of someone you have only just met….”