'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer': 5 things to know about FOX dating show

After a hiatus of 19 long years, the network decided to bring back the dating show but with some new twists added to it


                            'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer': 5 things to know about FOX dating show
'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer' stars Steven McBee and Kurt Sowers (Joe Millionaire/ Instagram)

Back in 2003, FOX premiered a dating show called 'Joe Millionaire' which featured an ordinary man pretending to be a millionaire and looking for his life partner. The women participating in the show went out of their way to woo him assuming that he was a rich man. The ultimate test of the women's love was when in the end it was revealed that he isn't a millionaire but an ordinary Joe. Should the woman choose to continue her relationship despite knowing the truth, the couple would be awarded a huge cash prize. Needless to say, the show was a one-season wonder, and the ratings dropped significantly after the first season.

After a hiatus of 19 long years, the network decided to bring back the dating show but with some new twists added to it as 'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer'. Some of the new twists include two bachelors seeking life partners instead of one. Before we get into further details about the upcoming dating show if you're interested in checking out other dating shows. then these might interest you: 'Love Island', 'Temptation Island', 'Sexy Beasts', and 'Dating Around'. 

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When does 'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer’ release and where can you watch it?

'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or poorer' is all set to make its long-awaited comeback with a two-hour premiere episode special on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at 8/7c on FOX. Following the premiere, the episodes will be available for streaming on FOX Entertainment's free streaming platform, Tubi.

What is 'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer' all about?

"Two Joes are better than one…but which is a millionaire? FOX is putting a fresh twist on one of the most-watched dating shows in reality history with 'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer'," reads the logline of the dating show. The rebooted series features two single men, with one huge difference- one's a multi-millionaire, and the other is definitely not. Eighteen women will date both men, but they will have no idea which Joe is rich.  As love connections are made and each guy finds his perfect match, the women must ask themselves what is more important…Love or Money?

Who stars on 'Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer'?

Steven McBee is the multimillionaire bachelor, while Kurt Sowers is the non-millionaire bachelor who will be featured on the show. These two men will be wooed by eighteen beautiful women, who have no idea which one of these men is the millionaire, and who isn't. The eighteen women who will be competing on the dating show are:

Annie Jorgensen
Breanna Hagen
Suzan E
Brooke
Caroline Campbell
Katy Johnson
Sara S
Amber S
Monica Aksamit
Jennie Alexandra
Carolyn Moore
Whitney Young
Amanda Pace
Calah Jackson
Andreea M
Rachel V
Suzette James
Doris C



 

Creators

The show is executive-produced by SallyAnn Salsano and Sarah Howell of 'Jersey Shore Family Vacation', 'Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D & Vinny' fame. Rob Wade, President, Alternative Entertainment & Specials, FOX Entertainment, shared, "This revival of 'Joe Millionaire' represents a potent combination: one of the most innovative and popular dating shows of all time with SallyAnn Salsano, who ranks among the most fearless producers in the business,” said Wade. “I’ve long admired JOE MILLIONAIRE for its daring premise, and since the moment I joined FOX, I’ve wanted to bring it back in the spotlight in a whole new way for both new viewers and fans of the original.”

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