LIFETIME REINVENTS THE WEDDING GENRE WITH NEW EVENT SERIES "MY GREAT BIG LIVE WEDDING WITH DAVID TUTERA"
LOS ANGELES, CA (September 20, 2018) - Lifetime continues to reinvent classic genres with the greenlight of ground-breaking eight-part event series, My Great Big Live Wedding with David Tutera. Eight inspirational couples will work with world-renowned wedding and event planner, David Tutera, to receive the wedding of their dreams. Slated to join Lifetime's Real Love Tuesdays, each week, one new couple will share their emotional and heart-warming story LIVE from a different city or town across the country. Dramatic reveals will culminate in the live broadcast of the wedding, brought to life by Tutera. Produced by Thinkfactory Media, My Great Big Live Wedding with David Tutera heads down the aisle in early 2019.
"We scoured the country to find the most amazing couples whose true stories of courage and survival against all odds define Real Love. We're honored to celebrate these love stories with America." said Gena McCarthy, Executive Vice President and Head of Programing for Lifetime Unscripted and fyi. "David Tutera is a best-in-class talent who delivers dream events. We can't wait to watch him make these deserving couples' dreams come true."
"We set out to turn the wedding genre on its head by doing something that audiences have never seen before. Inviting all of America to a new wedding each week to witness the most deserving engaged couples in the country be celebrated by David Tutera's unique creative vision LIVE! It will be an emotional and unrehearsed journey unlike any other," said Adam Reed, President of Thinkfactory Media.
"I am looking forward to embarking on this exciting journey with Lifetime and Thinkfactory, and am honored to be a part of these remarkable and courageous couples' special day. For me, its about this opportunity to make wedding dreams come true."says David Tutera.
David Tutera is an award-winning celebrity wedding planner, fashion designer, lifestyle designer, entertaining expert, author, professional speaker and television star. Tutera is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability, uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena. Honored by Life & Style Magazine as "Best Celebrity Wedding Planner," David's impressive client list includes celebrities, royalty, politicians and socialites.
Tutera has also hosted several hit television series, is a media go-to expert on weddings and celebrations, and is a regular expert on various talk shows, and a contributor to numerous magazines.
My Great Big Live Wedding is produced by Thinkfactory Media for Lifetime. Adam Reed, Adam Freeman, Tim Cohen-Laurie, Leslie Greif and David Tutera serve as executive producers and Joey Toth co-executive produces for Thinkfactory Media. Dena Waxman is Executive Producer/Showrunner. Gena McCarthy and James Bolosh serve as executive producers for Lifetime.
ABOUT THINKFACTORY MEDIA
Thinkfactory Media is a full-service production company that creates high-quality entertainment content. Renowned for award-winning scripted and unscripted productions, the company was the driving force behind the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-nominated hit mini-series Hatfields & McCoys (History), starring Kevin Costner. Franchise unscripted hits include: the record-breaking unscripted series, Mama June: From Not to Hot (WEtv), Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (WEtv), Preachers' Daughters (Lifetime), R&B Divas: Atlanta (TV One), R&B Divas: Los Angeles (TV One), and Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (A&E). Other recent credits include #Preached (Complex Networks), the Lifetime biopic, Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le, Million Dollar Matchmaker (WEtv), Texas Rising (History), Married By Mom and Dad (TLC), Dead of Winter: The Donner Party (The Weather Channel), Vet School (Nat Geo WILD), Queens of Drama (Pop), Strange Love (TLC), Teach: Tony Danza (A&E), among many others. Find out more about Thinkfactory Media and its projects at www.ThinkfactoryMedia.com and follow them on Twitter at @TFactoryMedia.
Lifetime is a premier entertainment destination for women dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning award-winning movies, critically-acclaimed scripted series, non-fiction series and specials. In 2015, Lifetime launched Broad Focus, a major global initiative dedicated to supporting and hiring female directors, writers and producers to make its content which totals over 450 original hours. Lifetime Television(R), LMN(R), Lifetime Real Women(R) and Lifetime Digital(TM) are part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, LLC, a subsidiary of A+E Networks. A+E Networks is a joint venture of the Disney-ABC Television Group and Hearst Corporation.