Love Match Atlanta Season 1 Release Date, Cast, And More Information

Over the years, the entertainment world has been inundated with reality TV content. From classic slice of life shows like "Jersey Shore" and "The Real World," to competition series like "The Amazing Race" and "The Bachelor," the genre has expanded and evolved alongside pop culture trends. Bravo, of course, remains one of the leading networks within the reality TV sphere.

Since the early 2000s, the popular network has introduced an array of programs that have quickly become household names. However, in regards to the scandalous lives of singletons, housewives, and hospitality workers, Bravo has proven to be the network to tune into. With shows like "Summer House," "Vanderpump Rules," the "Real Housewives" franchise, and "Married to Medicine," viewers have been introduced to larger than life personalities who have delivered addictive storylines. But if you're a Bravo fan looking for new dramatic storylines to consume, then look no further — "Love Match Atlanta" is the show for you. Here's everything we know about the forthcoming series.

When will Love Match Atlanta Season 1 premiere?

Like the former Bravo series "Millionaire Matchmaker," "Love Match Atlanta" is set to follow the complicated lives of Georgia's matchmaking elite. Luckily TV enthusiasts won't have to wait too long for the new series to premiere. According to a Bravo press release, "Love Match Atlanta" will debut on May 8. The series will then be available on Peacock the following day for those who love streaming. The network has also announced that the upcoming episodes will be an hour long. Like the "Real Housewives" franchise, Bravo has promised to deliver "competitive and drama-filled" episodes that will feature dynamic relationships within the Atlanta social scene.

An official synopsis for the show reads: "Celebrating the business of Black love, the series follows these highly sought after matchmakers as they work to outmaneuver their competitors. The professionals balance the drama in their own lives as they hustle to match high profile singles who are on the hunt for the ultimate relationship and willing to pay top dollar."

Who are the matchmakers of Love Match Atlanta?

Now it's time to get to know the matchmakers that are leading Atlanta's eligible bachelors and bachelorettes. According to Bravo, the show is set to follow five specialists: Kelli Fisher, Tana Gilmore, Shae Primus, Joseph Dixon and Ming Clark. Primus is the CEO of Middle-Class Matchmaker, which targets middle-class professionals who are searching for a partner. But first, Primus requires all her clients to consult with a trained psychologist. This will determine if they're ready for love. 

Dixon's the CEO, founder, and matchmaker at In the description, he's described as an "Atlanta unicorn" because he's a straight male matchmaker. His business is an app titled "Real Black Love," which has a success rate of 75%. Fisher and Gilmore are the show's dynamic pair and co-owners of the Matchmaking Duo. Their business is not only used by Black women within Atlanta, but also across the entire country. In order to be a client, individuals are put through a lengthy preparation process which can take up to two months. The last matchmaker to round out the cast is Clark, who is the owner of Color Blind International. According to the description, the savvy businesswoman got her start in the industry after her own bad luck at dating. Her business also focuses on interracial dating.

The matches aren't the only messy relationships

Even though the show is set to follow the cast's matchmaking businesses, it looks like drama will also ensue within the professional friend group. In the first trailer, Shae Primus insinuates that the fivesome have a love-hate relationship. "We're all frenemies. We've been friends sometimes and not sometimes," she said in a confessional. Of course, after her comment, the teaser highlights multiple moments of the group arguing.

Even the matchmaker's love lives are set to take center stage. In another sneak peek clip via Reality Rundown, Primus, Kelli Fisher, and Tana Gilmore comment on Joseph Dixon using his business for his own relationships. "This is the third woman Joseph has met on his app and I happen to know they have broken up three times," Primus says.

Like Bravo's other reality TV franchises, "Love Match Atlanta" is set to feature an array of social get-togethers that are sure to be drama-filled. During what looks like a masquerade party, tensions fly between Ming Clark, Primus, and Dixon, with the latter storming out of the building. We know this is just a taste of what's to come for the aforementioned matchmakers of Atlanta.