It's about stripping away, sure, clothing, but also the barriers that stop people from finding a connection with someone — whether that's the social barriers or the physical barriers.How did auditions work, in terms of gauging people's comfort with nudity? Did they have to send in nude selfies or something?I noticed they kind of overcompensate with personality; a lot of them just made fun of it and started doing cartwheels or something zany just to get it out of the way. The trailer features a lot of buff young singles, as you'd expect from a reality TV dating show.
It wasn't just about being sensational, laughing at naked people; it's about relationships, romance, and finding love.
Because when you start delving into that idea some more, you realize that it's not just about nudity.
I was not really involved in the auditions process, but I do think before our contestants flew out there was a final casting round where they had to get naked.
It wasn't about us saying, "Hey, we want to check out your goods," it was about making sure the contestants were OK with being in a room full of people and being naked. There are 60 contestants total, so you can imagine the range of emotions going through people's minds.
When it comes to the reality TV dating show genre, there's not much that hasn't been done already: there's been blind dating, dating in the literal dark, chained-up dating, dating with parents, tropical dating, cruise dating, foodie dating, dating en masse (think episode — first between each episode's two pickers, and then between two other tempting (naked) singles each picker also gets to take out.After all that and some sexy (naked) downtime at the villa where they're all staying, there's a choosing ceremony where the pickers choose their true loves and they run off (naked) into the sunset together.'s host Amy Paffrath to find out what went down on the show — you know, apart from the contestants' underwear.