Peacock Launching Regency-Era Dating Show

NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming platform is entering the reality dating business. The SVOD/AVOD service July 7 announced the series order of “Pride & Prejudice: An Experiment in Romance,” a new Regency-style dating series that claims to bring romance back to dating.

A yet uncast heroine looking for her duke will be staged in a Regency-style castle in England, where a group of eligible suitors will have to win her heart and her court.

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Set against a backdrop of rolling hills, the heroine and suitors will experience carriage rides and boat rides on the lake to archery and handwritten letters to communicate, they will be immersed in a time-traveling quest for love. In the end, the heroine and her suitors will discover if the ultimate romantic experience will find them true love.

The series is an original format developed and produced by Endemol Shine North America in association with Shine TV. Anthony Dominici serves as Executive Producer with Sharon Levy, DJ Nurre, Michael Heyerman for Endemol Shine North America and Susy Price for Shine TV.