UKTV’s premium entertainment channel W has commissioned its first foray into the world of dating with UKTV Original The Ultimate Matchmaker, which follows the staff of an exclusive dating agency in London.
The show seeks to give an insight into the world high-class dating, and viewers will be guided by elite matchmaker Lara Asprey and her team as they try to find the perfect match for their clients.
“This exciting new series for W is a funny and heart-warming peek into the extraordinary world of a very exclusive dating agency,” said commissioning editor Helen Nightingale. She added, ‘In the year that Prince Harry marries Meghan, don’t we all just yearn for a love story with a fairy tale ending?”
The Ultimate Matchmaker joins a growing slate of new programmes for W in 2018, including Inside The Ambulance, W’s first drama Flack, starring Oscar-winning actress Anna Paquin and Sex Knives and Liposuction fronted by Cherry Healey,