The Roku Channel has tapped relationship expert Shan Boodram to host its upcoming reality series. The Marriage Pact.
The eight-part series follows single friends who must fulfill or break a promise made in the past: a pact to marry if both are single by a certain age. Viewers will follow the five participating couples as their relationships are tested to see if they’re really meant to say “Yes, I do.”
Boodram also currently hosts the popular podcast lovers and friends and boasts a cool 1.7 million followers on her social media channels. She is also the author of the book The game of desire and was previously the host and executive producer of the Quibi series Sexology with Shan Boodram.
She recently acted as a sex and relationship expert on the dating show Peacock. ex rating, moderated by Andy Cohen. She is also an intimacy expert and workshop leader at Netflix Too hot to touch.
“Gone are the days when summer flings were the rage, today people want slow, invested love and The Marriage Pact is right on trend and offers an incredibly intimate look at the journey from friends to intense lovers in real-life, real-time,” said Boodram. “I couldn’t be prouder to host this experience on Roku, and I couldn’t be more excited to see how our mating couples inspire and shock the world.”
The Marriage Pact is a series produced by Maven, a Boat Rocker company. Maven President Jessica Sebastian-Dayeh is serving as executive producer, with Peter Scalettar and Jessica Nahmias also serving as executive producers. Kimberly Goodman is serving as showrunner.
The relationship experimentation series premieres on Friday, August 4th on the Roku Channel.
Shan Boodram is represented by APA (now IAG), managed by Adam Krasner at Two West Entertainment and Anita Sharma at Sharma Law.